Rate Setting Sessions 2018-10-26T12:16:12+00:00

Rate Setting Sessions

Each fall, we communicate our rate setting information for the coming year. This year’s information sessions took place on Tuesday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 17.

To view the 2019 recorded presentation click here:

WCB 2019 Rate setting sessions presentation

View the preliminary 2019 premium rates:

Download 2019 Premium Rate Summary Sheet

Rate Code Rate Code Description (PDF) 2018 2019 Change from 2018 to 2019
A11 Light Agricultural Operations 2.82 2.48 -12.1%
A21 Farming and Ranching 1.35 1.39 3.0%
A31 Grain Elevators and Inland Terminals 0.66 0.57 -13.6%
B11 Construction Trades 1.52 1.55 2.0%
B12 Residential Construction 2.55 2.58 1.2%
B13 Commercial, Industrial Construction 1.91 1.79 -6.3%
C12 Light Commodity Marketing 0.58 0.59 1.7%
C32 Grocery, Department Store, Hardware 1.05 1.08 2.9%
C33 Wholesale, Chain Stores 1.51 1.56 3.3%
C41 Co-operative Associations 1.16 1.19 2.6%
C51 Lumber Yards, Builders Supplies 1.92 1.86 -3.1%
C61 Automotive and Implement Sales and Service 1.03 1.02 -1.0%
C62 Automotive Service Shops, Towing 1.57 1.56 -0.6%
D32 Operation of Oilwells 0.45 0.44 -2.2%
D41 Oilwell Servicing 1.37 1.35 -1.5%
D51 Service Rigs and Water Well Drilling 1.35 1.41 4.4%
D52 Seismic Drilling 1.47 1.44 -2.0%
D71 Open Pit Mining 0.65 0.72 10.8%
D72 Underground Softrock Mining 0.71 0.70 -1.4%
D73 Underground Hardrock Mining 0.79 0.83 5.1%
G11 Post Secondary Education 0.38 0.38 0.0%
G12 Elementary and Secondary Education 1.18 1.17 -0.8%
G22 Health Authority, Hospitals and Care Homes 1.60 1.66 3.7%
G31 Cities, Towns, Villages and Rural Municipalities 1.19 1.21 1.7%
G51 Government of Saskatchewan and Ministries 1.23 1.15 -6.5%
M31 Manufacturing, Pipeline Operations 0.45 0.45 0.0%
M33 Refineries and Upgrader 0.67 0.73 9.0%
M41 Dairy Products, Soft Drinks 2.40 2.40 0.0%
M42 Bakeries, Food Preparation and Packaging 1.37 1.35 -1.5%
M62 Mills, Semi Medium Manufacturing 1.84 1.76 -4.3%
M72 Processing Meat, Poultry and Fish 2.43 2.09 -14.0%
M81 Metal Foundries and Mills 1.36 1.50 10.3%
M91 Agricultural Equipment 1.52 1.43 -5.9%
M92 Machine Shops, Manufacturing 1.44 1.48 2.8%
M94 Iron and Steel Fabrication 1.97 2.09 6.1%
R11 Road Construction and Earthwork 1.67 1.60 -4.2%
S11 Legal Offices, Financial, Drafting 0.15 0.17 13.3%
S12 Offices, Professionals 0.23 0.27 17.4%
S14 Unions (Premium assessed on per delegate basis) 6.00 6.00 0.0%
S21 Community and Social Services 1.03 1.08 4.9%
S22 Restaurants, Catering, Dry Cleaning 0.83 0.89 7.2%
S23 Hotels, Motels, Taxis 1.52 1.66 9.2%
S32 Personal, Business and Leisure Services 1.07 1.23 15.0%
S33 Caretaking, Park Authorities 1.05 1.20 14.3%
S41 Engineering, Testing and Surveying 0.33 0.36 9.1%
T42 Trucking, Courier, Commercial Bus 3.10 3.02 -2.6%
T51 Operation of Railways 0.99 0.97 -2.0%
T61 Commercial Air Transportation 0.77 0.79 2.6%
U11 Telecommunications 0.40 0.37 -7.5%
U31 Electric Systems 0.55 0.49 -10.9%
BOARD LEVEL 1.19 1.17 -1.7%

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