Assessments & Premiums

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Assessments & Premiums

Below you can find tables summarizing Assessments and Premiums at each Workers’ Compensation Board / Commission in Canada.

Key Assessment Rate information
Key Assessment Rate Information

Includes for each province and territory: maximum assessable earnings; minimum yearly assessment; lowest/highest assessment rates; average assessment rate.
Process and Method of Assessment / Collection of Assessment
Process and Method of Assessment and Collection of Assessment

Tables include process and method information for each province and territory.
Assessment / Premium Rates
2015-2019 Provisional Average Assessment Rates

Lists the most recently available provisional average assessment rates for each province and territory.
Assessment Rate Tables by Industry Classification

Provides a comprehensive listing of the 2016 assessment rates per $100 payroll and industry classifications across Canada.
Average Assessment Rates Per $100 Payroll (1985-2016)

This table lists the actual average assessment rates of Canadian WCBs since 1985 and the provisional average assessment rates of Canadian WCBs for the two most recent years.
Scope of Coverage
Scope of Coverage - Industries/Occupations

These tables outline how workers’ compensation coverage is determined in each province and territory.
Assessable Earnings
2015-2019 Maximum Assessable / Insurable Earnings

Lists the most recently available maximum assessable / insurable earnings for each province and territory.
Assessable Earnings

Tables list earnings taken into consideration when determining the amount an employer is assessed on in each province and territory.
Industry Classifications and Assessment Rate Structure
Basic Classification Structures

Tables identify the classification structures used by WCBs and list the sectors/classes used by each province and territory.
Experience Rating
Experience Rating Programs in Canada - Summary

Tables list the experience rating programs used at each WCB and provide links for further details on the program.