Category / Topic Archives: Average Monthly Wage


Maximum Compensation FY 2014
By admin on September 23, 2013

For those with accidents occurring after July 1, 2013 through July 1, 2014, the maximum state average monthly wage is $5,290.70.   That figure comes from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Employment Security Division.   That figure is the maximum amount that can be used as an injured worker’s average monthly wage if the … Continue reading Maximum Compensation FY 2014

Are Your Benefits Calculated Correctly?
By admin on October 11, 2011

When the adjuster sends you a benefit check if you are out of work due to your work accident, she should also send you a letter telling you how she calculated your average monthly wage (AMW). The AMW is  the amount  used to calculate your out-of-work  compensation benefits and your permanent partial disability award.  The … Continue reading Are Your Benefits Calculated Correctly?

Mileage Reimbursement Rates and Maximum Average Monthly Wage for Nevada Workers’ Comp Claims
By admin on September 2, 2011

 There’s good news and bad news.  The good news is that effective July 1, 2011, the mileage reimbursement rate for using your car to go to and from doctors and physical therapists visits increased from 51 cents per mile to 55.5 cents per mile.  Injured workers must have traveled more than 20 miles one way … Continue reading Mileage Reimbursement Rates and Maximum Average Monthly Wage for Nevada Workers’ Comp Claims


There’s Still Time To Question The Average Monthly Wage Calculation
By admin on March 22, 2011

Before you get rated for impairment at the end of your claim, you want to make sure that the award offered will be based on the right average monthly wage (AMW). Your  AMW is one of the three factors that the insurer must use in determining how much money your percentage of impairment will be for you. … Continue reading There’s Still Time To Question The Average Monthly Wage Calculation