West Virginia Unemployment Benefits Calculator


The latest figures for West Virginia show an unemployment rate of 15.2%.


Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
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West Virginia unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Workforce of West Virginia for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Workforce of West Virginia

Requirements:
Unemployed through no fault of your own
Be able to work and willing to work
Be available for work
Actively seeking suitable work
You must file a weekly claim

Eligibility:
1- You must have been paid wages of at least $2,200 in covered employment in base period; and
2-You must have been paid wages in at least two quarters of your base period
3-To qualify for the maximum weekly benefit rate, an unemployed worker must have earned wages of $40,150 in covered employment during two or more quarters of the worker's 12-month base period

How long can you claim benefits: Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $24-$428