NJ Stats: Workers’ Compensation Employer Costs, 2014

(Per $100 of payroll)

Rank  State  Total Score 
1 Texas 0.75
2 Massachusetts 0.76
3 Virginia 0.77
4 Arkansas 0.80
5 Indiana  0.86
6 Arizona 0.89
7 Utah 0.94
8 Colorado  0.95
9 Nevada 0.98
10 Michigan 0.99
11 Ohio 1.01
12 Maryland 1.07
12 Minnesota 1.07
14 Rhode Island 1.10
15 Missouri 1.11
16 Tennessee 1.13
17 Connecticut 1.15
18 Georgia 1.16
18 Kentucky 1.16
18 Oregon 1.16
21 Alabama 1.19
21 North Carolina 1.19
23 Delaware 1.24
24 Kansas  1.25
25 Florida 1.27
26 New Hampshire 1.28
27 Illinois 1.34
28 South Dakota 1.35
29 Mississippi 1.36
29 New Jersey  1.36
31 Nebraska 1.37
32 Washington  1.39
33 New York  1.41
34 Hawaii  1.43
35 Maine 1.48
36 New Mexico  1.50
37 Pennsylvania 1.51
38 North Dakota 1.57
39 Louisiana  1.61
40 Idaho  1.63
41 Iowa 1.64
42 Wisconsin  1.77
43 South Carolina 1.82
44 Vermont 1.83
45 California 1.85
45 West Virginia 1.85
45 Wyoming 1.85
48 Oklahoma 2.22
49 Montana 2.49
50 Alaska 2.74


The 50 State Average is
1.35

New Jersey is 0.7% lower than the Average

Source: Raymond J. Keating. “Appendix M: State Rankings of Workers’ Compensation Employer Costs Per $100 of Payroll” Small Business Policy Index 2014. December 2014. Accessed July 2015.