Compensation and Other Rates
Weekly Workers' Compensation Rate - $381 minimum, $762 maximum (effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017). Click here for past rates.
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for permanent total disability (PTD) - 1.5 percent (effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016). Click here for past COLA rates.
Mileage Rate effective July 1, 2015 (only for travel to and from treatment) - $0.42/mile. Click here for past mileage rates.
Reimbursement Rates for Meals (effective July 1, 2015)
In-State Meal Rates
$6.00 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.
$15.00 Leave before 5:31 p.m.; return after 7:59 p.m.
Out of State Meal Rates
$10.00 Leave before 5:31 a.m.; return after 7:59 a.m.
$14.00 Leave before 11:30 a.m.; return after 12:59 p.m.
$21.00 Leave before 5:31 p.m.; return after 7:59 p.m.
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