Alaska Highest For Workers’ Comp Rates, Says Study

Alaska replaces Montana as state with most expensive workers compensation rates; Connecticut takes second place.

Workers’ compensation rates are the highest in Alaska in 2012, according to a biennial report from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services.

Alaska’s average workers’ comp premium in 2012 is $3.01 per $100 of payroll. The state took the most expensive spot from Montana, which dropped to eighth among the study’s 51 jurisdictions.

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