PA Workers Comp
Class Codes (By Number With Description)

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PA workers comp class codes are three to four digit numbers assigned by the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB). Workers compensation classification codes contain your industries injury rates & are used to determine your base premium cost.

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Classification Codes

PA Workers Comp Class Codes

So what are PA workers comp class codes? Workers comp class codes are created by the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB), an organization that according to them:

"The PCRB is a non-profit corporation formed in 1915 in accordance with the insurance laws of Pennsylvania and is not affiliated with state government. The PCRB's enabling statute specified that classification of employers, underwriting rules, policy forms, loss cost values and rating plans for workers compensation shall be proposed by a rating bureau situated within the state. The PCRB is subject to supervision and examination by the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner, who must approve its ability to compile loss costs on an equitable and impartial basis. The PCRB membership is comprised of all insurance carriers, including the State Workers' Insurance Fund ("SWIF"), authorized to sell workers compensation insurance in Pennsylvania.

The PCRB is not to be confused with the Bureau of Workers' Compensation, a division within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Labor and Industry. That agency is responsible for a number of statutorily designated activities, including the conduct of hearings in contested cases involving workers compensation claims and the enforcement of requirements for employers to secure payment of workers compensation benefits for their employees. Although both the Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the PCRB are often referred to simply as "the Bureau," they are very different and distinct organizations."

For example, for a roofer, tree trimmer, or demolition company, the cost could be $17 per $100 in payroll, or even higher. On the other hand, the cost to cover a attorney, accountant or real estate agent could be under $0.20 per $100 of their payroll. So, for an employee that earns $40,000 a year, a blue collar contracting company could pay around $6800, where a white collar business may pay just $80. It all depends on the risk or injury associated with the code.

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PA Workers Compensation Classification Codes List

PA workers comp class codes - some of the most searched class codes are:

... because the cost for Pennsylvania workers compensation base premiums are lower in these classes than most others.

Following is a list of the PA workers comp class codes. Both the code and class description are listed in numerical order:

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