Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Workers' Compensation

Compensation and Other Rates

Weekly Workers' Compensation Rate - $346 minimum, $691 maximum (effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014). Click here for past rates.

Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for permanent total disability (PTD) - 2.1 percent (effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014). Click here for past COLA rates.

Mileage Rate (only for travel to and from treatment) - $0.37/mile. Click here for past mileage rates.

Reimbursement Rates for Meals (effective January 1, 2005)

In-State Meal Rates
$5.00 Leave before 5:31 a.m.; return after 7:59 a.m.
$9.00 Leave before 11:30 a.m.; return after 12:59 p.m.
$12.00 Leave before 5:31 p.m.; return after 7:59 p.m.
$26.00 Total

Out of State Meal Rates
$8.00 Leave before 5:31 a.m.; return after 7:59 a.m.
$11.00 Leave before 11:30 a.m.; return after 12:59 p.m.
$17.00 Leave before 5:31 p.m.; return after 7:59 p.m.
$36.00 Total

Disclaimer

The information provided on this web page should in no way be considered legal advice. For specific information about your legal rights, you should consult your personal attorney. If you have a general question, contact us.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Labor and Management
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3681
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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184