Maximum & Minimum Benefit Amounts


The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) annually adjusts the amounts of the following:

  • Maximum weekly benefit
  • Minimum weekly benefit


DWC adjusts the maximum amount for the following types of weekly benefits:

  • Temporary Total Disability (TTD)
  • Healing Period (HP)
  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD)
  • Death

The maximum weekly benefit amount depends on the type of workers' compensation benefit.


DWC adjusts the minimum amount for the following types of weekly benefits:

  • Permanent partial disability (PPD)
  • Permanent total disability (PTD)
  • Death

Effective Dates

The maximum and minimum weekly benefit amounts apply from July 1 of a given year through June 30 of the following year.

To view the maximum and minimum benefit amounts in effect during the below time periods, click on the corresponding link:

More Info

For more information about workers' compensation benefit rates, click here.