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Illinois maximum weekly unemployment benefit amounts

November 23, 2010
Single claimant: $326* with dependent spouse: $387*with dependent child: $442Maximum benefit weeks: 26
*a decrease of about 2% compared to 2003 amounts
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The average weekly wage determined for the year 2004 is $677.64. A claimant with covered earnings of $17,618.64 or more in the two high quarters of his base period is eligible for maximum unemployment insurance benefits. At that earning level, benefits would represent 48%-65% of lost pay.