California Work Comp Class Codes

California Workers Compensation Classification CodesNeed to find California workers compensation class codes? California is under the jurisdiction of the California Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB), and uses the California Workers Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan. See the applicable lists on the bulleted items below.

If you have a classification question or believe you have been incorrectly classified, please see The Employer’s Workers Compensation Classification Guide.

You can view the following lists that are published online by the governing authorities:

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Disclaimer for California Workers’ Compensation Class Codes

Disclaimer: These Classification Codes and Phraseology are WCIRB Copyrighted materials, used with permission of WCIRB according to their terms of use. This is a representative list of WCIRB Classification Codes and Phraseology which may be used for reference purposes only and may or may not be current. This list should not be relied on by any end users as current information, with current Classification Codes and Phraseology obtainable directly from WCIRB. WCIRB shall have no liability to any end user for the use or inability to use the Classification List and Phraseology provided on this website.

State-by-State Reference Guide

Looking for workers’ compensation codes for a state other than California? Click on a state below to view the correlating index of works’ comp class codes.

You can also find individual pages for NCCI workers’ compensation codes and NAICS codes by using the search bar below.

List of California Workers’ Compensation Class Codes

This page contains an exhaustive California workers compensation code list, utilizing paginated tabs. Tab 0 contains the (Four digit) CA workers compensation codes that begin with “0,” Tab 1 contains CA workers compensation codes that begin with “1,” tab 2 contains CA workers compensation codes that begin with “2,” and so forth. On mobile devices, tabs are shown on the bottom of the page.

0005 NURSERIES – PROPAGATION AND CULTIVATION

0016 ORCHARDS – CITRUS AND DECIDUOUS FRUITS

0034 POULTRY RAISING

0035 FLORISTS – CULTIVATING OR GARDENING

0036 DAIRY FARMS

0038 STOCK FARMS

0040 VINEYARDS

0041 POTATO CROPS

0042 LANDSCAPE GARDENING

0044 COTTON FARMS

0045 ORCHARDS – NUT CROPS

0050 FARM MACHINERY OPERATION

0079 STRAWBERRY CROPS

0096 NUT HULLING, SHELLING OR PROCESSING

0106 TREE PRUNING, REPAIRING OR TRIMMING

0171 FIELD CROPS

0172 TRUCK FARMS

0251 IRRIGATION DRAINAGE OR RECLAMATION WORKS

0400 COTTON MERCHANTS – INCLUDING COMPRESSING

0401 COTTON GIN OPERATION

About the WCIRB

The WCIRB produces the following resources to assist parties involved in California workers compensation.

  • California Basic Underwriting Manual – You can order this manual from WCIRB by filling out the following form.
  • California Workers Compensation Experience Rating Plan – You can obtain an electronic version of the most recent edition of this publication by filling out this form.
  • California Workers Compensation Insurance Forms Manual – You can obtain this manual by filling out the following form.
  • You can obtain access to other WCIRB products and services by visiting: http://www.wcirb.com/products-and-services/product-list.
Top 10 California Workers Compensation Companies By Premiums Written

Need a California workers compensation quote? Below is a list of the top 10 workers compensation insurance providers in the state of California by premiums written.

Company Name Premiums Written Premiums Earned Loss Ratio Loss & Cost Containment Ratio Market Share Cumulative Market Share
STATE COMPENSATION INS FUND 1,528,879 1,686,279 81.55% 96.53% 13.39% 13.39%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GRP 1,135,946 1,099,688 49.88% 59.55% 9.95% 23.34%
TRAVELERS GRP 708,486 705,965 50.69% 64.58% 6.20% 29.54%
AMTRUST NGH GRP 700,510 660,505 44.80% 55.85% 6.13% 35.68%
HARTFORD FIRE & CAS GRP 622,063 627,040 77.27% 86.51% 5.45% 41.12%
ZURICH INS GRP 590,838 591,631 88.37% 107.49% 5.17% 46.30%
AMERICAN INTL GRP 570,361 571,155 63.70% 80.91% 5.00% 51.29%
AMERICAN ASSETS GRP 533,859 530,186 43.55% 54.46% 4.68% 55.97%
FAIRFAX FIN GRP 425,616 426,759 31.56% 38.62% 3.73% 59.70%
EMPLOYERS HOLDINGS GRP 414,552 416,793 60.85% 72.17% 3.63% 63.33%
**STATE TOTAL** 11,418,599 11,325,122 62.82% 74.84% 100.00% 100.00%

Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners

California Premium Rate Ranking

The state of California has the highest workers’ compensation premiums rates, according to the Oregon premium rate ranking study. They have maintained the same position as the previous rate ranking, which was also 1st. Workers’ compensation premiums in California cost 176% of the national median.

California Workers Compensation Premium Rate Ranking

California Workers’ Compensation Rates by Class Code

The estimated California workers’ compensation rates by class code below are part of the Oregon workers’ compensation premium rate ranking study. You can view their study by clicking on the images below.

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California Workers Compensation Class Codes