Average Monthly Wage, Fiscal Year 2011

By Jason Weinstock on September 15, 2010

Maximum total disability benefits, payable when an injured worker is off work, are determined each fiscal year by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation, Employment Security Division.  Maximum benefits are 66 2/3 of this maximum average monthly wage.  (If the wage earned on the date of injury is less than the maximum average monthly wage, the benefit is 66 2/3 percent of the actual earned wage.)  For the first time, the maximum average monthly wage for injuries is less than the prior year’s maximum average monthly wage.  The maximum average monthly wage for injuries occurring 7/1/10- 6/30/11) is $5,179.05.  The maximum bi-weekly compensation is $1,588.02.