Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Covered Workers

Table 4.B1 Number of workers with taxable earnings, amount of earnings, and Social Security numbers issued, selected years 1937–2002
Year Number a (thousands) Earnings Social
Security
numbers
issued b (thousands)
Total With
maximum
earnings
New entrants
into covered
employment c
Total in
covered
employment d (millions
of dollars)
Reported taxable a Average per worker (dollars)
Amount
(millions
of dollars)
Percentage
of total
Total
earnings d
Reported
taxable
1937 32,900 1,031 32,900 32,200 29,620 92.0 979 900 37,139
1940 35,390 1,196 4,430 35,700 32,970 92.4 1,009 932 5,227
1945 46,390 6,361 3,480 71,600 62,950 87.9 1,543 1,357 3,321
1950 48,280 13,936 2,520 109,800 87,500 79.7 2,274 1,812 2,891
1951 58,120 14,270 6,000 148,900 120,770 81.1 2,562 2,078 4,927
1952 59,580 16,606 3,500 159,900 128,640 80.5 2,684 2,159 4,363
1953 60,840 19,013 3,090 173,000 135,870 78.5 2,844 2,233 3,464
1954 59,610 18,866 2,360 171,900 133,520 77.7 2,884 2,240 2,743
1955 65,200 16,704 4,760 196,100 157,540 80.3 3,008 2,416 4,323
1956 67,610 19,236 3,660 216,800 170,720 78.8 3,207 2,525 4,376
1957 70,590 21,095 3,380 233,900 181,380 77.5 3,314 2,569 3,639
1958 69,770 21,328 2,450 236,500 180,720 76.4 3,390 2,590 2,290
1959 71,700 19,112 3,180 255,000 202,310 79.3 3,556 2,822 3,388
1960 72,530 20,310 3,130 265,200 207,000 78.1 3,656 2,854 3,415
1961 72,820 21,265 2,990 270,700 209,640 77.4 3,717 2,879 3,370
1962 74,280 23,154 3,360 289,000 219,050 75.8 3,891 2,949 4,519
1963 75,540 24,570 3,520 302,300 225,550 74.6 4,002 2,986 8,617
1964 77,430 26,717 3,890 324,500 236,390 72.8 4,191 3,053 5,623
1965 80,680 29,136 4,620 351,700 250,730 71.3 4,359 3,108 6,131
1966 84,600 20,498 5,080 390,700 312,540 80.0 4,618 3,694 6,506
1967 87,040 22,948 4,530 422,300 329,960 78.1 4,852 3,791 5,920
1968 89,380 19,120 4,830 460,000 375,840 81.7 5,147 4,205 5,862
1969 92,060 22,577 5,160 502,800 402,550 80.1 5,462 4,373 6,289
1970 93,090 24,224 4,440 531,600 415,600 78.2 5,711 4,464 6,132
1971 93,340 26,404 4,470 559,700 426,960 76.3 5,996 4,574 6,401
1972 96,240 24,074 5,150 617,900 484,110 78.3 6,420 5,030 9,564
1973 99,830 20,250 5,670 686,700 561,850 81.8 6,879 5,628 10,038
1974 101,330 15,310 4,940 746,700 636,760 85.3 7,369 6,284 7,998
1975 100,200 15,070 4,120 787,600 664,660 84.4 7,860 6,633 8,164
1976 102,600 15,330 4,700 874,700 737,700 84.3 8,525 7,190 9,043
1977 105,800 15,700 5,070 960,100 816,550 85.0 9,075 7,718 7,724
1978 110,600 17,050 5,460 1,092,600 915,600 83.8 9,879 8,278 5,260
1979 112,700 11,236 4,883 1,222,200 1,067,000 87.3 10,845 9,468 5,213
1980 113,000 9,903 4,243 1,328,800 1,180,700 88.9 11,759 10,449 5,984
1981 113,000 8,594 4,090 1,450,900 1,294,100 89.2 12,840 11,452 5,581
1982 111,800 7,929 3,408 1,516,600 1,365,300 90.0 13,565 12,212 5,362
1983 112,100 7,044 3,914 1,615,200 1,454,100 90.0 14,409 12,971 6,699
1984 116,300 7,421 4,743 1,800,800 1,608,800 89.3 15,484 13,833 5,980
1985 119,800 7,766 4,756 1,936,800 1,722,600 88.9 16,167 14,379 5,720
1986 122,900 7,624 4,641 2,081,800 1,844,400 88.6 16,939 15,007 5,711
1987 125,600 7,735 4,956 2,237,000 1,960,000 87.6 17,811 15,605 11,621
1988 129,600 8,483 5,489 2,432,800 2,088,400 85.8 18,772 16,114 11,370
1989 131,700 8,110 4,856 2,578,700 2,239,500 86.8 19,580 17,005 8,049
1990 133,600 7,575 4,012 2,703,800 2,358,000 87.2 20,238 17,650 9,054
1991 133,000 7,483 3,541 2,760,500 2,422,500 87.8 20,756 18,214 7,509
1992 134,000 7,667 3,918 2,917,800 2,532,900 86.8 21,775 18,902 6,819
1993 136,100 7,617 4,204 3,022,900 2,636,100 87.2 22,211 19,369 5,893
1994 138,200 7,518 4,591 3,197,000 2,785,200 87.1 23,133 20,153 5,816
1995 141,000 8,191 4,621 3,401,800 2,919,100 85.8 24,126 20,703 5,465
1996 143,400 8,682 4,620 3,587,600 3,073,500 85.7 25,018 21,433 5,533
1997 146,145 9,022 4,710 3,858,721 3,285,000 85.1 26,403 22,478 5,413
1998 148,786 9,372 4,904 4,172,641 3,524,900 84.5 28,045 23,691 5,288
1999 e 151,293 9,211 4,957 4,461,350 3,749,700 84.0 29,488 24,784 5,306
2000 e 153,517 9,484 4,958 4,784,417 3,987,100 83.3 31,165 25,972 5,476
2001 f 153,743 9,092 4,425 4,869,241 4,142,573 85.1 31,671 26,945 5,883
2002 g 152,795 h h 4,960,638 4,227,023 85.2 32,466 27,665 5,699
a. Relates to wage and salary workers for 1937–1950. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employment. See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
b. Excludes railroad account numbers. Since program began, 414 million Social Security numbers have been issued. Some individuals have been issued more than one number.
c. Workers reported with first taxable earnings under program in specified year. During 1937–2001, 309.5 million different persons reported with taxable earnings.
d. Total wages, including estimated amounts above taxable limit, for 1937–1950. Beginning in 1951, also includes reported total net earnings of self-employed persons.
e. Preliminary data.
f. Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment data are preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics.
g. Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
h. Data not available.
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B2 Number with taxable earnings and amount of earnings, by type of earnings, 1951–2002
Year Number a
(thousands)
Wage and salary Self-employed
Total in
covered
employment b
(millions
of dollars)
Reported taxable Average per worker
(dollars)
Total in
covered
employment c
(millions
of dollars)
Reported taxable Average per worker
(dollars)
Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Amount d
(millions of dollars)
Percentage
of total
wages
Total
wages b
Reported
taxable d
Amount d
(millions
of dollars)
Percentage
of total
self-
employment
Total
earnings c
Reported
taxable d
1951 54,630 4,190 132,500 111,250 84.0 2,425 2,036 16,400 9,520 58.0 3,914 2,272
1952 56,060 4,240 143,500 118,880 82.8 2,560 2,121 16,400 9,760 59.5 3,868 2,302
1953 57,220 4,340 156,000 125,840 80.7 2,726 2,199 17,000 10,030 59.0 3,917 2,311
1954 55,940 4,350 155,100 123,410 79.6 2,773 2,206 16,800 10,110 60.2 3,862 2,324
1955 59,560 6,810 171,600 141,810 82.6 2,881 2,381 24,500 15,730 64.2 3,598 2,310
1956 61,560 7,390 188,500 153,010 81.2 3,062 2,486 28,300 17,710 62.6 3,829 2,396
1957 64,730 7,150 205,500 163,990 79.8 3,175 2,533 28,400 17,390 61.2 3,972 2,432
1958 64,040 7,130 208,000 163,140 78.4 3,248 2,547 28,500 17,580 61.7 3,997 2,466
1959 66,000 7,060 225,100 183,620 81.6 3,411 2,782 29,900 18,690 62.5 4,235 2,647
1960 66,980 6,870 236,000 188,580 79.9 3,523 2,815 29,200 18,420 63.1 4,250 2,681
1961 67,360 6,790 240,700 190,850 79.3 3,573 2,833 30,000 18,790 62.6 4,418 2,767
1962 68,890 6,720 257,700 200,130 77.7 3,741 2,905 31,300 18,920 60.4 4,658 2,815
1963 70,310 6,590 270,600 206,840 76.4 3,849 2,942 31,700 18,710 59.0 4,810 2,839
1964 72,230 6,480 290,900 217,430 74.7 4,027 3,010 33,600 18,960 56.4 5,185 2,926
1965 75,430 6,550 311,400 230,830 74.1 4,128 3,060 40,300 19,900 49.4 6,153 3,038
1966 79,460 6,630 346,700 287,860 83.0 4,363 3,623 44,000 24,680 56.1 6,637 3,722
1967 82,020 6,470 377,500 305,670 81.0 4,603 3,727 44,800 24,290 54.2 6,924 3,754
1968 84,470 6,570 413,600 348,500 84.3 4,896 4,126 46,400 27,340 58.9 7,062 4,161
1969 87,200 6,350 455,700 375,010 82.3 5,226 4,301 47,100 27,540 58.5 7,417 4,337
1970 88,180 6,270 483,600 388,680 80.4 5,484 4,408 48,000 26,920 56.1 7,656 4,293
1971 88,460 6,290 509,000 399,550 78.5 5,754 4,517 50,700 27,410 54.1 8,060 4,358
1972 91,220 6,600 563,300 452,050 80.3 6,175 4,956 54,600 32,060 58.7 8,273 4,858
1973 94,610 7,100 624,400 523,450 83.8 6,600 5,533 62,300 38,400 61.6 8,775 5,408
1974 96,190 7,040 681,600 594,400 87.2 7,086 6,179 65,200 42,360 65.0 9,261 6,017
1975 94,900 7,000 717,200 621,100 86.6 7,557 6,545 70,400 43,560 61.9 10,057 6,223
1976 97,230 7,400 797,200 689,200 86.4 8,199 7,088 76,800 48,500 63.2 10,378 6,554
1977 100,450 7,480 879,500 763,600 86.8 8,935 7,602 80,600 52,950 65.7 10,775 7,079
1978 104,810 8,040 998,900 856,100 85.7 9,531 8,168 93,700 59,500 63.5 11,654 7,400
1979 106,900 8,200 1,122,000 997,500 88.9 10,496 9,331 100,200 69,500 69.4 12,220 8,476
1980 107,200 8,200 1,231,000 1,109,000 90.1 11,483 10,345 97,800 71,700 73.3 11,927 8,744
1981 107,300 8,250 1,352,000 1,220,000 90.2 12,600 11,370 98,900 74,100 74.9 11,988 8,982
1982 105,800 8,550 1,418,000 1,290,000 91.0 13,403 12,193 98,600 75,300 76.4 11,532 8,807
1983 105,900 9,200 1,502,000 1,369,000 91.1 14,183 12,927 113,200 85,100 75.2 12,304 9,250
1984 109,900 9,900 1,671,500 1,515,000 90.6 15,209 13,785 129,300 93,800 72.5 13,061 9,475
1985 113,100 10,600 1,794,500 1,621,000 90.3 15,866 14,332 142,300 101,600 71.4 13,425 9,585
1986 115,900 11,200 1,921,000 1,730,800 90.1 16,575 14,934 160,800 113,600 70.6 14,357 10,143
1987 118,200 12,000 2,057,100 1,835,100 89.2 17,404 15,525 179,900 124,900 69.4 14,992 10,408
1988 122,100 12,400 2,224,700 1,952,000 87.7 18,220 15,987 208,100 136,400 65.5 16,782 11,000
1989 123,900 12,900 2,367,800 2,096,000 88.5 19,111 16,917 210,900 143,500 68.0 16,349 11,124
1990 126,100 12,500 2,510,000 2,222,000 88.5 19,905 17,621 193,800 136,000 70.2 15,504 10,880
1991 125,200 12,800 2,565,000 2,283,000 89.0 20,487 18,235 195,500 139,500 71.4 15,273 10,898
1992 126,000 13,100 2,711,000 2,386,000 88.0 21,516 18,937 206,800 146,600 71.0 15,786 11,214
1993 128,100 13,200 2,808,900 2,483,400 88.4 21,927 19,386 214,000 152,700 71.4 16,212 11,568
1994 130,100 13,300 2,964,100 2,624,500 88.5 22,783 20,173 232,900 160,700 69.0 17,511 12,083
1995 132,800 13,500 3,159,100 2,754,300 87.2 23,788 20,740 242,700 164,800 67.9 17,978 12,207
1996 135,100 13,900 3,331,900 2,901,700 87.1 24,662 21,478 255,700 171,800 67.2 18,396 12,360
1997 137,765 14,020 3,586,721 3,104,300 86.5 26,035 22,533 272,000 180,700 66.4 19,401 12,889
1998 140,386 14,230 3,882,341 3,333,700 85.9 27,655 23,747 290,300 191,200 65.9 20,401 13,436
1999 e 142,653 14,550 4,154,350 3,548,100 85.4 29,122 24,872 307,000 201,600 65.7 21,100 13,856
2000 e 144,667 14,800 4,460,317 3,778,900 84.7 30,832 26,121 324,100 208,200 64.2 21,899 14,068
2001 f 144,803 14,950 4,541,341 3,928,000 86.5 31,362 27,127 327,900 214,573 65.4 21,933 14,353
2002 g 144,034 14,619 4,617,951 4,002,759 86.7 32,062 27,790 342,687 224,264 65.4 23,441 15,341
a. Represents total number in specified type of employment. Persons with both types of covered employment during the year are included in each type.
b. Total wages, including estimated amounts above the taxable limit.
c. Reported self-employment net earnings.
d. See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
e. Preliminary data.
f. Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment data are preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics.
g. Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
NOTE: See Table 4.B1 for wage and salary data before 1951.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B3 Number of workers and median annual earnings, by type of earnings and sex, selected years 1937–2001
Year All workers a Wage and salary Self-employed b
Total Men Women Subtotal Men Women Subtotal Men Women
Number (thousands)
1937 32,900 23,810 9,090 32,900 23,810 9,090 . . . . . . . . .
1940 35,390 25,570 9,820 35,390 25,570 9,820 . . . . . . . . .
1945 46,390 28,820 17,570 46,390 28,820 17,570 . . . . . . . . .
1950 48,280 32,620 15,660 48,280 32,620 15,660 . . . . . . . . .
1955 65,200 43,140 22,060 59,560 38,240 21,320 6,810 5,980 830
1960 72,530 47,900 24,630 66,980 43,100 23,880 6,870 5,990 880
1965 80,680 51,990 28,690 75,430 47,500 27,930 6,550 5,640 910
1970 93,090 57,330 35,760 88,180 53,180 35,000 6,270 5,370 900
1975 100,200 59,520 40,680 94,900 55,140 39,760 7,000 5,790 1,210
1980 113,000 64,288 48,712 107,200 59,751 47,449 8,200 6,407 1,793
1985 119,800 66,113 53,687 113,100 61,285 51,815 10,600 7,623 2,977
1986 122,900 67,412 55,488 115,900 62,398 53,502 11,200 7,932 3,268
1987 125,600 68,591 57,009 118,200 63,306 54,894 12,000 8,450 3,550
1988 129,600 70,596 59,004 122,100 65,270 56,830 12,400 8,630 3,770
1989 131,700 71,517 60,183 123,900 66,105 57,795 12,900 8,842 4,058
1990 133,600 72,291 61,309 126,100 67,064 59,036 12,500 8,526 3,974
1991 133,000 71,787 61,213 125,200 66,406 58,794 12,800 8,669 4,131
1992 134,000 72,016 61,984 126,000 66,543 59,457 13,100 8,797 4,303
1993 136,100 73,154 62,946 128,100 67,673 60,427 13,200 8,840 4,360
1994 138,200 73,989 64,211 130,100 68,481 61,619 13,300 8,840 4,460
1995 141,000 75,444 65,556 132,800 69,900 62,900 13,500 8,908 4,592
1996 143,400 76,241 67,158 135,100 70,670 64,429 13,900 9,074 4,826
1997 146,145 77,498 68,647 137,765 71,910 65,855 14,020 9,078 4,942
1998 148,786 78,671 70,115 140,386 73,111 67,275 14,230 9,108 5,122
1999 c 151,293 79,868 71,425 142,653 74,206 68,447 14,550 9,240 5,310
2000 c 153,517 80,922 72,591 144,667 75,132 69,535 14,800 9,266 5,534
2001 c 153,743 80,992 72,748 144,803 75,218 69,585 14,950 9,229 5,721
Median earnings d (dollars)
1937 761 945 484 761 945 484 . . . . . . . . .
1940 746 935 472 746 935 472 . . . . . . . . .
1945 1,159 1,654 770 1,159 1,654 770 . . . . . . . . .
1950 1,926 2,532 1,124 1,926 2,532 1,124 . . . . . . . . .
1955 2,438 3,315 1,351 2,383 3,348 1,338 2,397 2,550 1,552
1960 2,894 3,879 1,679 2,833 3,875 1,676 2,903 3,129 1,695
1965 3,414 4,685 1,984 3,319 4,630 1,979 3,858 4,242 1,898
1970 4,375 6,180 2,735 4,317 6,173 2,770 5,104 5,683 2,360
1975 5,803 8,250 3,730 5,790 8,315 3,794 6,700 7,846 3,113
1980 8,549 11,963 6,012 8,612 12,166 6,106 8,699 10,572 4,133
1985 11,265 14,959 8,293 11,638 15,706 8,525 9,877 12,301 5,529
1986 11,831 15,579 8,796 12,064 16,025 9,019 10,424 12,908 6,152
1987 12,327 16,073 9,261 12,576 16,559 9,500 10,886 13,401 6,573
1988 12,825 16,613 9,753 13,086 17,055 9,992 11,478 14,090 7,036
1989 13,314 17,014 10,265 13,762 17,800 10,577 11,602 14,538 7,010
1990 13,898 17,582 10,837 14,432 18,483 11,199 11,220 14,097 6,898
1991 14,278 17,765 11,369 14,859 18,730 11,767 11,125 13,703 7,186
1992 14,739 18,208 11,842 15,386 19,292 12,268 11,392 13,966 7,452
1993 15,000 18,430 12,093 15,665 19,516 12,546 11,595 14,128 7,720
1994 15,560 19,249 12,422 16,010 19,969 12,807 12,051 14,737 8,002
1995 16,108 19,907 12,897 16,618 20,672 13,296 12,198 14,931 8,301
1996 16,712 20,779 13,335 17,256 21,591 13,763 12,481 15,300 8,628
1997 17,562 21,814 14,043 18,127 22,693 14,482 12,910 15,911 8,944
1998 18,513 23,028 14,834 19,103 23,920 15,290 13,462 16,565 9,365
1999 c 19,266 23,925 15,482 19,885 24,839 15,956 14,046 17,334 9,795
2000 c 20,217 25,021 16,302 20,872 25,978 16,814 14,399 17,785 10,118
2001 c 20,826 25,574 16,968 21,516 26,528 17,518 14,349 17,881 10,215
a. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total.
b. Not covered before 1951.
c. Preliminary data.
d. For all workers, medians relate to combined earnings from wage and salary employment and self-employment. For all wage and salary workers, medians relate to wages and salaries only.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B4 Percentage of workers with earnings below annual maximum taxable, by sex, selected years 1937–2001
Year All workers a All self-employed workers Annual
maximum
taxable
earnings
(dollars)
Total Men Women Total Men Women
1937 96.9 95.8 99.7 . . . . . . . . . 3,000
1940 96.6 95.4 99.7 . . . . . . . . . 3,000
1945 86.3 78.6 98.9 . . . . . . . . . 3,000
1950 71.1 59.9 94.6 . . . . . . . . . 3,000
1951 75.5 64.6 96.7 65.4 62.6 83.3 3,600
1952 72.1 60.0 95.4 64.1 61.2 83.5 3,600
1953 68.8 55.5 93.8 62.9 59.5 83.1 3,600
1954 68.4 55.4 93.0 62.6 58.8 82.8 3,600
1955 74.4 63.4 95.9 74.0 72.3 86.3 4,200
1956 71.6 59.7 94.5 71.2 69.1 86.0 4,200
1957 70.1 58.7 93.1 69.6 67.2 85.5 4,200
1958 69.4 58.4 91.8 68.8 66.3 85.7 4,200
1959 73.3 62.7 94.3 72.0 69.6 88.0 4,800
1960 72.0 60.9 93.5 71.6 69.2 87.7 4,800
1961 70.8 59.6 92.4 70.3 67.8 86.9 4,800
1962 68.8 57.1 91.1 67.9 65.3 85.3 4,800
1963 67.5 55.5 90.0 66.3 63.4 85.3 4,800
1964 65.5 53.1 88.5 63.8 60.5 84.4 4,800
1965 63.9 51.0 87.3 59.5 55.8 82.5 4,800
1966 75.8 64.4 95.6 68.3 65.0 88.4 6,600
1967 73.6 61.5 94.2 66.7 63.2 87.5 6,600
1968 78.6 68.0 96.3 70.3 67.2 89.7 7,800
1969 75.5 62.8 96.0 68.3 65.0 89.1 7,800
1970 74.0 61.8 93.5 67.8 64.3 88.3 7,800
1971 71.7 59.1 91.7 66.7 63.3 86.2 7,800
1972 75.0 62.9 93.9 68.8 65.0 89.7 9,000
1973 79.7 68.9 96.2 71.1 67.4 91.0 10,800
1974 84.9 76.2 97.8 75.7 72.1 94.0 13,200
1975 84.9 76.4 97.5 77.8 74.4 93.9 14,100
1976 85.1 76.3 97.5 78.6 75.1 94.3 15,300
1977 85.2 76.3 97.5 79.3 75.8 94.1 16,500
1978 84.6 75.4 97.1 79.3 75.6 94.0 17,700
1979 90.0 83.6 98.6 84.3 81.3 95.9 22,900
1980 91.2 85.5 98.8 86.9 84.2 96.6 25,900
1981 92.4 87.4 99.0 89.4 87.1 97.2 29,700
1982 92.9 88.3 98.9 91.0 88.8 97.7 32,400
1983 93.7 89.6 99.0 92.0 90.0 97.7 35,700
1984 93.6 89.4 98.9 91.8 89.7 97.6 37,800
1985 93.5 89.3 98.8 92.0 89.8 97.5 39,600
1986 93.8 89.7 98.7 92.3 90.2 97.5 42,000
1987 93.9 89.9 98.6 92.5 90.4 97.5 43,800
1988 93.5 89.4 98.3 91.7 89.4 97.1 45,000
1989 93.8 90.1 98.3 92.4 90.1 97.3 48,000
1990 94.3 90.9 98.4 93.3 91.3 97.7 51,300
1991 94.4 91.1 98.3 93.6 91.6 97.7 53,400
1992 94.3 91.0 98.1 93.6 91.7 97.6 55,500
1993 94.4 91.3 98.1 93.7 91.9 97.4 57,600
1994 94.6 91.4 98.1 93.9 92.0 97.5 60,600
1995 94.2 91.0 97.9 93.9 92.0 97.5 61,200
1996 93.9 90.6 97.7 93.9 92.0 97.4 62,700
1997 93.8 90.5 97.6 93.8 91.9 97.3 65,400
1998 93.7 90.3 97.5 94.0 92.2 97.3 68,400
1999 b 93.9 90.7 97.5 94.2 92.3 97.4 72,600
2000 b 93.8 90.6 97.4 94.2 92.3 97.3 76,200
2001 b 94.1 91.0 97.5 94.6 92.7 97.5 80,400
a. For 1937–1950, relates to wage and salary workers. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employed workers.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B5 Number of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2001 (in thousands)
Year Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70–71 72 or
older
All workers
1937 32,900 3,277 6,302 5,480 4,413 3,688 3,055 2,580 1,918 1,308 384 398 97 a . . . . . .
1940 35,390 2,963 6,481 5,794 4,904 3,930 3,342 2,706 2,147 1,488 437 494 451 106 152
1945 46,390 6,313 5,908 5,571 5,495 5,288 4,623 4,061 3,275 2,577 831 926 975 214 333
1950 48,280 4,469 7,057 6,732 5,991 5,609 5,016 4,076 3,375 2,597 811 1,052 979 210 306
1955 65,200 5,410 7,065 7,499 7,801 7,458 7,222 6,507 5,299 4,261 1,423 1,893 2,091 537 734
1960 72,530 6,328 8,749 7,461 7,812 8,301 7,938 7,432 6,448 4,996 1,643 2,102 1,989 419 912
1965 80,680 8,556 11,066 8,261 7,488 8,120 8,550 7,936 7,163 5,931 1,943 2,272 2,027 424 943
1970 93,090 10,790 14,945 10,587 8,492 8,028 8,539 8,647 7,700 6,594 2,236 2,692 2,362 475 1,003
1975 100,200 11,939 16,419 13,852 10,304 8,644 7,997 8,157 7,896 6,626 2,289 2,543 2,139 444 951
1980 113,000 12,372 18,403 16,464 14,184 10,982 9,003 7,961 7,768 7,076 2,326 2,632 2,292 491 1,046
1985 119,800 10,685 17,727 18,012 16,193 14,276 10,961 8,713 7,435 6,870 2,410 2,726 2,206 489 1,097
1990 133,600 10,907 16,760 18,701 18,696 17,008 14,984 11,119 8,533 6,928 2,454 2,854 2,687 605 1,362
1995 141,000 10,832 15,465 17,078 18,692 18,760 16,918 14,622 10,510 7,667 2,440 2,777 2,836 699 1,704
1996 143,400 11,156 15,251 17,184 18,389 19,026 17,481 15,108 11,205 7,942 2,520 2,804 2,863 698 1,772
1997 146,145 11,402 15,486 17,156 18,033 19,279 17,964 15,369 12,023 8,453 2,569 2,902 2,913 731 1,865
1998 148,786 11,904 15,712 17,010 17,694 19,366 18,393 15,763 12,662 8,947 2,687 2,991 2,970 753 1,932
1999 b 151,293 12,228 16,093 16,728 17,480 19,368 18,717 16,325 13,346 9,328 2,759 3,097 3,015 774 2,036
2000 b 153,517 12,234 16,523 16,237 17,485 18,990 18,989 16,839 14,176 9,646 2,857 3,259 3,186 860 2,235
2001 b 153,743 11,541 16,766 15,831 17,421 18,485 19,062 17,222 14,546 10,238 2,958 3,329 3,239 854 2,250
Men
1937 23,810 2,020 4,021 3,797 3,237 3,775 2,387 2,091 1,606 1,110 330 351 85 a . . . . . .
1940 25,570 1,821 4,072 4,028 3,545 2,922 2,550 2,151 1,770 1,265 373 434 403 96 140
1945 28,820 3,343 2,296 3,054 3,502 3,486 3,150 2,840 2,409 1,984 664 765 838 189 300
1950 32,620 2,530 4,215 4,497 4,135 3,889 3,419 2,827 2,417 1,951 635 843 815 181 266
1955 43,140 3,026 3,980 5,019 5,345 5,035 4,846 4,327 3,595 2,995 1,012 1,387 1,566 414 593
1960 47,900 3,748 5,455 5,148 5,464 5,591 5,188 4,818 4,183 3,336 1,125 1,480 1,392 293 697
1965 51,990 5,206 6,731 5,574 5,153 5,416 5,464 5,002 4,536 3,803 1,274 1,519 1,359 280 673
1970 57,330 6,308 8,639 6,760 5,564 5,126 5,287 5,242 4,671 4,084 1,392 1,730 1,522 321 684
1975 59,520 6,635 9,122 8,245 6,440 5,311 4,831 4,891 4,729 4,023 1,418 1,595 1,352 285 643
1980 64,288 6,620 9,971 9,278 8,206 6,372 5,178 4,590 4,516 4,152 1,391 1,597 1,411 309 697
1985 66,114 5,547 9,432 9,870 9,066 7,920 6,050 4,838 4,186 3,932 1,408 1,593 1,297 289 686
1990 72,292 5,690 8,835 10,131 10,251 9,216 7,977 5,976 4,651 3,857 1,381 1,619 1,526 358 823
1995 75,443 5,590 8,069 9,097 10,146 10,106 8,966 7,663 5,620 4,193 1,374 1,547 1,614 405 1,053
1996 76,241 5,672 7,876 9,074 9,935 10,198 9,240 7,873 5,963 4,307 1,416 1,569 1,629 403 1,086
1997 77,498 5,823 7,943 9,017 9,697 10,280 9,498 7,997 6,376 4,578 1,423 1,641 1,650 433 1,141
1998 78,671 6,068 8,029 8,895 9,472 10,345 9,684 8,196 6,673 4,835 1,476 1,690 1,688 444 1,177
1999 b 79,868 6,210 8,210 8,737 9,331 10,349 9,851 8,484 6,999 5,024 1,519 1,739 1,715 456 1,242
2000 b 80,922 6,199 8,434 8,451 9,308 10,147 9,992 8,765 7,387 5,173 1,577 1,807 1,824 505 1,352
2001 b 80,992 5,806 8,551 8,269 9,261 9,887 10,040 8,986 7,563 5,469 1,616 1,849 1,856 490 1,348
Women
1937 9,090 1,257 2,281 1,683 1,176 913 668 489 312 198 54 47 12 a . . . . . .
1940 9,820 1,142 2,409 1,766 1,359 1,008 792 555 377 218 64 60 48 10 12
1945 17,570 2,970 3,612 2,517 1,993 1,802 1,473 1,221 866 593 167 161 137 25 33
1950 15,660 1,939 2,842 2,235 1,856 1,720 1,597 1,249 958 646 176 209 164 29 40
1955 22,060 2,384 3,085 2,480 2,456 2,423 2,376 2,180 1,704 1,266 411 506 525 123 141
1960 24,630 2,580 3,294 2,313 2,348 2,710 2,750 2,614 2,265 1,660 518 622 597 126 233
1965 28,690 3,350 4,335 2,687 2,335 2,704 3,086 2,934 2,627 2,128 669 753 668 144 270
1970 35,760 4,482 6,306 3,827 2,928 2,902 3,252 3,405 3,029 2,510 844 962 840 154 319
1975 40,680 5,304 7,297 5,607 3,864 3,333 3,166 3,266 3,167 2,603 871 948 787 159 308
1980 48,712 5,752 8,432 7,186 5,978 4,610 3,825 3,371 3,252 2,924 935 1,035 881 182 349
1985 53,686 5,138 8,295 8,142 7,127 6,356 4,911 3,875 3,249 2,938 1,002 1,233 909 200 411
1990 61,309 5,217 7,925 8,570 8,445 7,792 7,007 5,143 3,882 3,071 1,073 1,235 1,161 247 540
1995 65,557 5,241 7,396 7,981 8,546 8,654 7,951 6,959 4,891 3,474 1,066 1,230 1,222 295 651
1996 67,158 5,483 7,375 8,110 8,454 8,829 8,241 7,236 5,242 3,634 1,104 1,235 1,234 295 685
1997 68,647 5,579 7,543 8,139 8,336 8,998 8,466 7,372 5,648 3,875 1,146 1,261 1,264 298 724
1998 70,115 5,837 7,683 8,115 8,222 9,021 8,709 7,567 5,989 4,113 1,212 1,302 1,283 308 755
1999 b 71,425 6,018 7,882 7,991 8,149 9,019 8,866 7,841 6,346 4,304 1,240 1,358 1,299 317 794
2000 b 72,591 6,034 8,089 7,785 8,177 8,842 8,997 8,073 6,789 4,473 1,280 1,452 1,362 356 882
2001 b 72,748 5,735 8,214 7,562 8,160 8,597 9,021 8,236 6,983 4,768 1,343 1,480 1,383 364 902
a. Represents workers attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older were not covered under the program in that year.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: Age refers to age attained during year.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B6 Median earnings of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2001 (in dollars)
Year Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70–71 72 or
older
All workers
1937 761 170 570 829 998 1,061 1,126 1,121 1,177 1,020 1,010 927 512 a . . . . . .
1940 746 140 498 764 934 1,041 1,064 1,110 1,071 1,018 978 963 874 924 788
1945 1,159 288 669 818 1,383 1,617 1,842 2,026 1,874 1,821 1,782 1,739 1,482 1,341 1,307
1950 1,926 385 1,376 1,971 2,312 2,456 2,473 2,517 2,442 2,394 2,492 2,252 1,973 1,916 1,589
1955 2,438 443 1,601 2,689 3,173 3,233 3,196 3,068 2,966 2,728 2,525 2,427 1,736 1,279 1,149
1960 2,894 561 1,917 3,138 3,738 3,903 3,891 3,785 3,643 3,452 3,166 3,052 1,590 1,140 1,252
1965 3,414 613 2,326 3,919 4,540 4,747 4,756 4,665 4,526 4,304 4,087 3,767 1,791 1,171 1,326
1970 4,375 810 2,988 5,334 6,156 6,339 6,357 6,292 6,105 5,831 5,473 5,047 2,099 1,578 1,683
1975 5,803 1,070 4,187 6,795 8,249 8,629 8,725 8,810 8,748 8,299 7,779 6,620 2,524 2,105 2,137
1980 8,549 1,646 6,205 9,593 11,510 12,540 12,690 12,784 12,794 12,309 11,606 9,651 4,451 3,306 3,140
1985 11,265 1,647 7,136 12,453 14,886 16,458 16,984 16,849 16,528 15,831 14,724 11,907 5,974 4,330 3,729
1990 13,898 1,937 8,054 14,687 17,482 19,296 20,664 20,958 20,157 18,584 17,163 13,021 6,812 5,375 4,536
1995 16,108 2,076 8,392 16,134 19,654 21,629 23,468 24,690 24,090 21,320 19,136 12,961 7,551 5,816 4,681
1996 16,712 2,140 8,562 16,664 20,327 22,311 24,116 25,317 25,176 22,083 19,718 13,408 7,692 6,217 4,861
1997 17,562 2,310 9,074 17,596 21,261 23,279 24,979 26,264 26,415 23,398 20,514 14,284 8,056 6,387 5,033
1998 18,513 2,515 9,763 18,666 22,453 24,345 25,971 27,390 27,609 24,688 21,372 15,229 8,431 6,747 5,302
1999 b 19,266 2,607 10,137 19,556 23,467 25,181 26,789 28,305 28,646 25,576 22,129 15,948 8,945 6,812 5,470
2000 b 20,217 2,707 10,670 20,579 24,801 26,382 27,828 29,397 29,537 26,732 22,869 16,554 9,468 7,308 5,599
2001 b 20,826 2,695 10,559 20,874 25,534 27,146 28,512 30,097 30,378 27,679 23,675 17,721 10,535 7,822 5,972
Men
1937 945 174 647 1,117 1,202 1,286 1,338 1,308 1,232 1,137 1,131 1,008 563 a . . . . . .
1940 935 147 550 928 1,143 1,289 1,306 1,320 1,238 1,153 1,088 1,058 950 917 899
1945 1,654 271 422 813 1,983 2,245 2,405 2,364 2,319 2,170 2,106 2,000 1,666 1,462 1,390
1950 2,532 402 1,566 2,465 2,918 3,102 3,131 3,156 3,018 2,959 2,812 2,618 2,317 2,049 1,707
1955 3,315 468 1,871 3,450 4,079 4,201 4,159 4,005 3,818 3,512 3,201 3,044 2,164 1,498 1,292
1960 3,879 615 2,116 3,942 4,831 5,175 5,167 4,954 4,702 4,416 3,982 3,812 2,112 1,207 1,340
1965 4,685 710 2,609 4,957 6,055 6,481 6,519 6,369 5,921 5,581 4,993 4,784 2,628 1,246 1,443
1970 6,180 930 3,281 6,827 8,131 8,528 8,686 8,735 8,370 7,675 7,051 6,456 2,927 1,662 1,863
1975 8,250 1,246 4,870 8,464 11,170 12,131 12,533 12,605 12,270 11,290 10,398 8,700 2,895 2,276 2,371
1980 11,963 1,857 7,007 11,880 15,491 17,982 18,720 18,896 18,391 17,585 15,939 13,201 4,902 3,658 3,529
1985 14,959 1,771 8,185 14,465 18,642 22,021 24,433 24,385 23,841 22,117 19,953 16,532 6,760 4,977 4,351
1990 17,582 2,058 8,945 16,412 21,211 24,424 27,608 29,074 28,027 25,509 23,243 17,408 7,714 6,153 5,129
1995 19,907 2,164 9,618 17,810 23,200 26,912 29,732 32,334 32,505 28,260 24,673 17,090 8,133 6,430 4,977
1996 20,779 2,234 9,900 18,538 24,024 27,769 30,658 32,850 33,648 29,426 25,177 17,632 8,441 6,715 5,295
1997 21,814 2,379 10,356 19,748 25,231 28,874 31,790 33,738 34,890 31,018 26,229 18,159 8,832 7,097 5,300
1998 23,028 2,600 11,135 21,040 26,645 30,154 32,996 34,823 36,125 32,577 27,588 19,750 9,286 7,429 5,638
1999 b 23,925 2,718 11,581 22,170 27,768 31,110 33,947 35,685 36,916 33,398 28,334 20,216 9,892 7,344 5,861
2000 b 25,021 2,789 12,127 23,355 29,323 32,355 35,248 36,930 37,883 34,774 28,771 21,176 10,489 7,907 6,064
2001 b 25,574 2,758 11,857 23,379 30,012 33,055 35,822 37,435 38,315 35,319 29,921 21,976 12,011 8,533 6,455
Women
1937 484 163 477 602 621 609 604 589 576 563 585 582 366 a . . . . . .
1940 472 127 432 530 590 599 596 590 580 562 499 577 607 999 424
1945 770 307 811 821 871 971 1,026 1,018 987 955 946 899 832 766 928
1950 1,124 362 1,153 1,158 1,196 1,297 1,421 1,456 1,410 1,416 1,370 1,349 1,176 1,399 1,232
1955 1,351 408 1,312 1,406 1,430 1,586 1,706 1,775 1,768 1,622 1,542 1,445 1,057 949 802
1960 1,679 484 1,558 1,969 1,718 1,899 2,075 2,205 2,290 2,221 2,040 1,783 1,142 1,007 1,036
1965 1,984 539 1,852 2,067 2,069 2,243 2,478 2,660 2,715 2,764 2,678 2,372 1,208 1,054 1,093
1970 2,735 675 2,538 3,151 2,953 3,210 3,498 3,721 3,790 3,747 3,729 3,236 1,674 1,344 1,375
1975 3,730 905 3,287 4,800 4,454 4,512 4,870 5,168 5,340 5,300 5,020 4,055 2,189 1,895 1,715
1980 6,012 1,451 5,083 7,496 7,649 7,495 7,761 7,893 8,079 7,966 7,756 6,044 3,589 2,853 2,569
1985 8,293 1,524 6,063 10,251 10,986 11,169 11,163 11,072 10,898 10,714 10,133 7,728 4,959 3,671 3,067
1990 10,837 1,816 7,104 12,677 13,642 14,339 15,031 14,920 14,373 13,088 12,194 9,133 5,888 4,387 3,830
1995 12,897 1,991 7,232 14,249 15,853 16,547 18,068 18,732 17,937 16,030 14,147 9,882 6,910 5,120 4,376
1996 13,335 2,051 7,383 14,637 16,387 17,009 18,532 19,496 18,834 16,728 14,670 10,358 6,971 5,605 4,372
1997 14,043 2,243 7,873 15,238 17,150 17,801 19,277 20,325 19,989 17,750 15,762 11,003 7,331 5,638 4,687
1998 14,834 2,435 8,529 16,128 18,133 18,625 20,046 21,484 21,088 18,656 16,606 11,646 7,619 5,968 4,871
1999 b 15,482 2,514 8,919 16,936 18,943 19,302 20,695 22,272 22,134 19,606 17,166 12,354 8,025 6,277 5,083
2000 b 16,302 2,635 9,426 17,804 20,010 20,395 21,563 23,198 23,114 20,686 18,002 12,925 8,475 6,461 5,147
2001 b 16,968 2,633 9,412 18,257 20,801 21,054 22,194 23,988 24,120 21,798 18,707 14,060 9,194 7,066 5,398
a. Earnings of workers attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older not covered under program in that year.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: The amount of median earnings includes estimates above the taxable maximum.
Age refers to age attained during year.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B7 Number of wage and salary workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2001 (in thousands)
Year Total Workers with earnings below the taxable maximum (by dollar amount of earnings) Workers
with
maximum
earnings
1–999 1,000–4,999 5,000–9,999 10,000–14,999 15,000–19,999 20,000–29,999 30,000–39,999 40,000–49,999 50,000–59,999 60,000–69,999 70,000–80,399
All wage and salary workers
1992 126,000 9,357 19,519 17,496 15,765 14,047 20,699 12,554 7,084 2,422 . . . . . . 7,057
1993 128,100 9,655 19,395 17,521 15,808 14,092 21,134 12,786 7,371 3,325 . . . . . . 7,013
1994 130,100 9,591 19,403 17,273 15,709 14,194 21,482 13,230 7,709 4,310 277 . . . 6,921
1995 132,800 9,213 19,355 17,213 15,766 14,376 22,097 13,853 8,171 4,662 498 . . . 7,597
1996 135,100 9,161 19,195 16,977 15,579 14,253 22,612 14,435 8,706 5,052 1,053 . . . 8,077
1997 137,765 8,743 18,811 16,853 15,446 14,230 23,076 15,243 9,330 5,523 2,106 . . . 8,405
1998 140,386 8,427 18,402 16,431 15,235 14,125 23,586 16,095 10,062 6,008 3,268 . . . 8,747
1999 a 142,653 8,284 18,184 16,247 14,853 14,063 23,836 16,761 10,548 6,457 3,976 856 8,589
2000 a 144,667 8,235 17,876 15,825 14,256 13,816 24,020 17,201 11,225 6,991 4,396 1,978 8,848
2001 a 144,803 8,242 17,616 15,437 13,831 13,382 23,556 17,360 11,597 7,356 4,661 3,275 8,490
Men
1992 66,543 4,171 8,743 7,726 7,186 6,587 11,128 8,069 5,109 1,868 . . . . . . 5,955
1993 67,673 4,429 8,665 7,740 7,223 6,652 11,270 8,074 5,224 2,527 . . . . . . 5,869
1994 68,481 4,350 8,548 7,546 7,118 6,718 11,360 8,211 5,372 3,243 222 . . . 5,794
1995 69,901 4,256 8,510 7,457 7,051 6,814 11,653 8,448 5,587 3,444 388 . . . 6,292
1996 70,670 4,177 8,333 7,261 6,854 6,637 11,791 8,667 5,838 3,672 800 . . . 6,641
1997 71,910 4,040 8,158 7,154 6,714 6,485 11,864 8,957 6,162 3,932 1,582 . . . 6,862
1998 73,111 3,900 7,964 6,936 6,533 6,335 11,947 9,297 6,520 4,199 2,406 . . . 7,074
1999 a 74,207 3,851 7,886 6,883 6,305 6,247 11,894 9,538 6,695 4,447 2,891 641 6,928
2000 a 75,132 3,847 7,772 6,712 6,008 6,055 11,781 9,618 6,984 4,676 3,132 1,461 7,086
2001 a 75,218 3,904 7,792 6,629 5,863 5,862 11,384 9,567 7,040 4,828 3,214 2,381 6,753
Women
1992 59,457 5,186 10,776 9,770 8,579 7,460 9,571 4,485 1,975 554 . . . . . . 1,103
1993 60,427 5,226 10,730 9,781 8,586 7,440 9,864 4,712 2,147 798 . . . . . . 1,144
1994 61,619 5,241 10,856 9,726 8,592 7,476 10,122 5,020 2,337 1,067 55 . . . 1,127
1995 62,900 4,957 10,845 9,756 8,714 7,563 10,444 5,405 2,584 1,217 110 . . . 1,305
1996 64,429 4,985 10,862 9,716 8,725 7,616 10,819 5,768 2,868 1,380 253 . . . 1,437
1997 65,855 4,703 10,653 9,698 8,732 7,745 11,212 6,285 3,169 1,591 524 . . . 1,543
1998 67,275 4,527 10,438 9,495 8,702 7,790 11,640 6,798 3,541 1,808 862 . . . 1,673
1999 a 68,446 4,433 10,298 9,364 8,548 7,816 11,942 7,223 3,853 2,010 1,085 215 1,661
2000 a 69,535 4,387 10,103 9,113 8,248 7,761 12,239 7,584 4,242 2,314 1,264 517 1,763
2001 a 69,585 4,338 9,824 8,807 7,967 7,520 12,172 7,793 4,556 2,529 1,447 895 1,736
a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B8 Number of self-employed workers, by sex and age, selected years 1951–2001 (in thousands)
Year Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70–71 72 or
older
All self-employed workers
1951 4,190 6 71 246 414 543 592 565 503 462 164 215 237 55 117
1955 6,810 18 114 362 600 757 865 874 790 737 290 441 497 143 322
1960 6,870 19 133 305 560 743 848 929 918 846 316 452 414 101 286
1965 6,550 31 143 292 452 664 814 870 913 885 328 411 388 92 267
1970 6,270 33 159 348 476 581 729 808 837 839 327 407 388 94 244
1975 7,000 67 302 581 679 700 731 813 869 823 317 382 393 95 248
1980 8,200 78 380 824 1,052 983 869 812 851 852 307 381 419 112 280
1985 10,600 112 527 1,099 1,488 1,522 1,261 1,030 930 929 368 434 455 124 321
1990 12,500 152 529 1,123 1,663 1,854 1,736 1,377 1,113 980 381 487 567 150 389
1991 12,800 136 521 1,105 1,697 1,897 1,818 1,474 1,170 998 388 486 561 158 391
1992 13,100 137 509 1,093 1,678 1,951 1,864 1,589 1,243 1,018 382 484 576 166 410
1993 13,200 131 488 1,029 1,650 1,956 1,892 1,647 1,325 1,047 375 481 589 164 426
1994 13,300 140 473 989 1,624 1,936 1,945 1,726 1,357 1,070 375 482 580 164 437
1995 13,500 143 482 1,005 1,612 1,960 1,964 1,808 1,393 1,097 385 467 574 166 445
1996 13,900 147 490 1,036 1,614 2,013 2,035 1,873 1,471 1,144 404 475 575 164 458
1997 14,020 151 498 1,030 1,548 1,978 2,053 1,874 1,555 1,203 402 485 592 169 483
1998 14,230 162 510 1,045 1,524 1,963 2,092 1,885 1,616 1,265 415 493 590 178 492
1999 a 14,550 172 536 1,042 1,522 1,967 2,089 1,974 1,693 1,327 421 518 599 175 513
2000 a 14,800 178 563 1,025 1,497 1,941 2,084 2,017 1,806 1,358 452 536 611 188 543
2001 a 14,950 179 589 1,021 1,494 1,874 2,081 2,040 1,836 1,442 466 547 639 187 555
Men
1951 3,620 5 61 219 370 478 519 479 430 393 139 179 204 47 97
1955 5,980 16 104 335 555 687 773 773 679 631 247 373 420 122 265
1960 5,990 16 119 284 515 678 757 812 793 709 260 386 348 83 230
1965 5,640 26 127 263 410 598 714 759 772 742 272 339 326 75 217
1970 5,370 28 136 306 422 522 642 699 712 695 268 324 320 77 201
1975 5,790 57 251 479 564 584 619 680 715 672 255 309 326 78 201
1980 6,407 60 305 639 793 752 672 641 681 668 244 301 333 92 226
1985 7,623 79 378 782 1,060 1,058 873 730 674 686 278 328 351 97 249
1990 8,525 103 346 746 1,112 1,241 1,148 914 762 693 270 355 424 116 295
1991 8,668 92 341 726 1,109 1,268 1,204 976 793 699 273 350 418 119 299
1992 8,798 89 330 714 1,090 1,289 1,228 1,041 830 706 271 344 427 126 312
1993 8,840 89 310 674 1,075 1,290 1,241 1,078 885 713 261 341 436 125 322
1994 8,839 89 309 638 1,053 1,269 1,268 1,127 890 723 263 333 423 122 331
1995 8,908 97 305 648 1,030 1,271 1,281 1,170 906 735 269 325 413 124 335
1996 9,074 94 306 658 1,021 1,281 1,322 1,200 954 754 276 328 415 119 346
1997 9,078 98 311 638 975 1,245 1,313 1,197 997 788 275 334 420 122 365
1998 9,109 98 314 641 947 1,217 1,326 1,188 1,033 819 275 338 415 130 368
1999 a 9,240 107 318 630 942 1,207 1,314 1,243 1,068 847 279 355 418 128 384
2000 a 9,265 108 330 602 898 1,174 1,286 1,256 1,136 858 297 356 427 136 403
2001 a 9,228 106 332 590 868 1,117 1,273 1,262 1,139 895 302 359 443 136 406
Women
1951 570 1 10 27 44 65 73 86 73 69 25 36 33 8 20
1955 830 2 10 27 45 70 92 101 111 106 43 68 77 21 57
1960 880 3 14 21 45 65 91 117 125 137 56 66 67 18 55
1965 910 5 16 29 42 66 100 111 141 143 56 72 62 17 50
1970 900 5 23 42 54 59 87 109 125 144 59 65 68 17 43
1975 1,210 10 51 102 115 116 112 133 154 151 62 73 67 17 47
1980 1,793 18 75 185 259 231 197 171 170 184 63 80 86 20 54
1985 2,977 33 149 317 428 464 388 300 256 243 90 106 104 27 72
1990 3,975 49 183 377 551 613 588 463 350 287 111 132 142 34 94
1991 4,131 44 180 378 588 629 614 499 376 299 115 136 143 39 92
1992 4,302 48 179 380 588 662 636 548 413 312 110 140 148 39 98
1993 4,360 41 178 355 575 666 651 569 440 334 114 140 153 39 104
1994 4,460 51 164 352 572 667 677 599 468 346 112 148 157 42 105
1995 4,592 46 177 357 582 689 683 638 487 362 116 142 161 42 109
1996 4,826 54 183 377 594 733 713 673 517 390 128 147 160 45 112
1997 4,942 54 188 392 572 733 739 676 558 415 128 151 172 47 118
1998 5,121 65 196 404 577 746 767 697 583 445 140 155 175 48 124
1999 a 5,310 65 218 412 580 760 775 732 625 480 142 163 181 47 129
2000 a 5,534 70 233 424 599 767 798 761 670 500 155 180 184 52 140
2001 a 5,721 73 257 431 626 756 807 778 697 547 164 187 196 51 149
a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Age refers to age attained during year.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B9 Number of self-employed workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2001 (in thousands)
Year Total Workers with earnings below taxable maximum (by dollar amount of earnings) Workers
with
maximum
earnings
1–999 1,000–4,999 5,000–9,999 10,000–14,999 15,000–19,999 20,000–29,999 30,000–39,999 40,000–49,999 50,000–59,999 60,000–69,999 70,000–80,399
All self-employed workers
1992 13,100 593 2,927 2,519 1,599 1,156 1,576 971 612 308 . . . . . . 839
1993 13,200 587 2,866 2,562 1,627 1,149 1,570 990 633 388 . . . . . . 828
1994 13,300 551 2,825 2,510 1,670 1,162 1,586 1,019 645 426 92 . . . 814
1995 13,500 535 2,781 2,593 1,690 1,192 1,604 1,044 678 444 116 . . . 822
1996 13,900 521 2,791 2,667 1,754 1,210 1,650 1,092 713 471 176 . . . 853
1997 14,020 522 2,716 2,674 1,740 1,226 1,669 1,100 737 489 278 . . . 869
1998 14,230 510 2,643 2,675 1,769 1,242 1,717 1,157 777 505 387 . . . 848
1999 a 14,550 487 2,586 2,695 1,800 1,281 1,760 1,197 807 538 386 163 850
2000 a 520 2,568 2,690 1,813 1,269 1,766 1,215 833 577 412 278 860
2001 a 14,950 531 2,599 2,688 1,857 1,279 1,732 1,195 841 596 408 411 813
Men
1992 8,798 288 1,603 1,606 1,109 827 1,145 746 485 253 . . . . . . 734
1993 8,840 291 1,559 1,632 1,118 809 1,141 760 500 316 . . . . . . 715
1994 8,839 268 1,511 1,552 1,138 820 1,153 772 503 340 77 . . . 705
1995 8,908 256 1,492 1,581 1,138 826 1,152 782 521 356 96 . . . 708
1996 9,074 247 1,468 1,598 1,166 831 1,176 807 545 367 141 . . . 729
1997 9,078 255 1,429 1,550 1,138 842 1,171 796 559 381 223 . . . 735
1998 9,109 247 1,378 1,518 1,128 827 1,189 831 584 389 309 . . . 710
1999 a 9,240 234 1,341 1,499 1,126 845 1,201 851 593 411 299 129 710
2000 a 9,265 244 1,326 1,463 1,116 820 1,179 845 600 425 314 218 713
2001 a 9,228 252 1,322 1,445 1,097 823 1,142 813 599 431 312 324 670
Women
1992 4,302 305 1,323 913 490 329 431 225 127 55 . . . . . . 105
1993 4,360 296 1,308 930 509 340 429 230 133 73 . . . . . . 113
1994 4,460 282 1,314 957 531 342 435 246 142 85 15 . . . 109
1995 4,592 280 1,289 1,012 552 366 452 261 157 88 20 . . . 114
1996 4,826 274 1,323 1,069 588 379 475 285 168 104 35 . . . 125
1997 4,942 267 1,287 1,125 601 384 499 303 178 108 55 . . . 134
1998 5,121 264 1,265 1,157 641 415 528 327 193 116 78 . . . 138
1999 a 5,310 253 1,245 1,196 674 436 559 346 214 127 87 34 139
2000 a 5,534 275 1,241 1,227 696 449 587 370 233 152 98 60 147
2001 a 5,721 279 1,278 1,244 760 456 590 382 243 165 96 87 143
a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: Taxable earnings consist of self-employment income and taxable wages. See Table 2.A3.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B10a Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2000
State or area a Number b
(thousands)
Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
OASDI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
All areas 153,517 144,667 14,800 3,987,100 3,778,900 208,200 494,400 468,584 25,817
Alabama 2,295 2,175 203 52,074 49,609 2,465 6,457 6,152 306
Alaska 348 325 40 8,757 8,177 580 1,086 1,014 72
Arizona 2,614 2,484 224 65,759 62,648 3,112 8,154 7,768 386
Arkansas 1,400 1,309 146 28,562 26,917 1,646 3,542 3,338 204
California 16,552 15,264 1,960 467,578 433,914 33,664 57,980 53,805 4,174
Colorado 2,432 2,270 279 65,475 61,299 4,176 8,119 7,601 518
Connecticut 1,951 1,829 199 60,675 57,075 3,599 7,524 7,077 446
Delaware 482 466 32 13,298 12,883 415 1,649 1,598 51
District of Columbia 365 348 28 10,964 10,411 552 1,360 1,291 68
Florida 8,383 7,877 852 197,146 187,469 9,677 24,446 23,246 1,200
Georgia 4,518 4,286 398 115,373 110,196 5,177 14,306 13,664 642
Hawaii 645 606 63 16,364 15,550 814 2,029 1,928 101
Idaho 703 659 77 15,148 14,279 869 1,878 1,771 108
Illinois 6,914 6,562 607 187,862 179,456 8,406 23,295 22,253 1,042
Indiana 3,466 3,312 291 87,772 84,035 3,737 10,884 10,420 463
Iowa 1,711 1,598 200 39,450 36,977 2,472 4,892 4,585 307
Kansas 1,560 1,471 160 38,143 36,034 2,109 4,730 4,468 261
Kentucky 2,139 2,010 229 47,972 45,578 2,394 5,948 5,652 297
Louisiana 2,092 1,966 204 45,401 42,763 2,638 5,630 5,303 327
Maine 715 657 94 15,839 14,659 1,180 1,964 1,818 146
Maryland 3,021 2,877 257 90,688 86,727 3,961 11,245 10,754 491
Massachusetts 3,488 3,255 371 104,002 97,778 6,224 12,896 12,125 772
Michigan 5,672 5,431 436 155,986 150,376 5,610 19,342 18,647 696
Minnesota 3,032 2,869 300 83,261 79,136 4,125 10,324 9,813 512
Mississippi 1,424 1,348 126 29,349 27,752 1,597 3,639 3,441 198
Missouri 3,115 2,942 302 73,296 69,711 3,585 9,089 8,644 445
Montana 498 452 74 9,872 8,925 947 1,224 1,107 117
Nebraska 1,014 951 113 23,339 21,972 1,367 2,894 2,725 169
Nevada 1,067 1,022 79 25,694 24,559 1,134 3,186 3,045 141
New Hampshire 768 720 80 21,687 20,475 1,213 2,689 2,539 150
New Jersey 4,731 4,502 392 152,946 146,343 6,603 18,965 18,146 819
New Mexico 896 836 91 19,376 18,340 1,036 2,403 2,274 128
New York 9,987 9,406 966 288,573 274,866 13,707 35,783 34,083 1,700
North Carolina 4,587 4,342 422 112,700 107,170 5,530 13,975 13,289 686
North Dakota 368 337 52 7,680 6,965 715 952 864 89
Ohio 6,137 5,802 550 149,867 142,762 7,104 18,583 17,703 881
Oklahoma 1,820 1,700 198 39,425 37,303 2,122 4,889 4,626 263
Oregon 1,912 1,793 191 48,322 45,542 2,781 5,992 5,647 345
Pennsylvania 6,676 6,339 562 176,677 168,196 8,481 21,908 20,856 1,052
Rhode Island 599 570 54 15,846 15,111 735 1,965 1,874 91
South Carolina 2,184 2,076 182 50,610 48,352 2,258 6,276 5,996 280
South Dakota 453 418 61 9,211 8,457 754 1,142 1,049 93
Tennessee 3,180 2,993 324 75,111 70,673 4,438 9,314 8,763 550
Texas 10,455 9,772 1,106 261,419 246,198 15,221 32,416 30,529 1,887
Utah 1,201 1,153 98 27,502 26,380 1,122 3,410 3,271 139
Vermont 370 344 46 8,727 8,156 571 1,082 1,011 71
Virginia 4,057 3,868 333 113,986 109,251 4,735 14,134 13,547 587
Washington 3,315 3,144 297 92,427 87,683 4,745 11,461 10,873 588
West Virginia 861 814 81 18,802 17,808 994 2,331 2,208 123
Wisconsin 3,232 3,087 261 83,299 79,807 3,492 10,329 9,896 433
Wyoming 289 269 34 6,303 5,914 388 782 733 48
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,220 1,161 66 18,296 17,179 1,116 2,269 2,130 138
Other and unknown e 605 599 9 13,210 13,102 108 1,638 1,625 13
a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. Annual maximum taxable earnings for Social Security (OASDI) from a single employer or from self-employment were $76,200 in 2000.
d. For 2000 earnings, paid at the rate of 6.2 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 6.2 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 12.4 percent of self-employment income by self-employed workers. Data are unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B10b Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2001
State or area a Number b
(thousands)
Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
OASDI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
All areas 153,743 144,803 14,950 4,142,573 3,928,000 214,573 513,679 487,072 26,607
Alabama 2,273 2,155 208 53,251 50,778 2,473 6,603 6,296 307
Alaska 358 335 41 9,530 8,981 549 1,182 1,114 68
Arizona 2,651 2,523 225 69,130 66,019 3,111 8,572 8,186 386
Arkansas 1,396 1,310 144 29,635 28,005 1,630 3,675 3,473 202
California 16,693 15,371 2,003 491,702 456,544 35,158 60,971 56,611 4,360
Colorado 2,448 2,279 280 68,858 64,601 4,256 8,538 8,011 528
Connecticut 1,944 1,816 208 63,077 59,140 3,937 7,822 7,333 488
Delaware 486 467 34 14,096 13,627 469 1,748 1,690 58
District of Columbia 360 345 28 11,585 11,009 576 1,437 1,365 71
Florida 8,481 7,962 878 207,188 197,110 10,078 25,691 24,442 1,250
Georgia 4,500 4,260 402 119,504 114,214 5,290 14,819 14,163 656
Hawaii 670 633 60 17,626 16,791 835 2,186 2,082 104
Idaho 716 674 74 16,338 15,468 870 2,026 1,918 108
Illinois 6,704 6,354 612 190,760 181,945 8,815 23,654 22,561 1,093
Indiana 3,483 3,328 294 89,041 85,240 3,801 11,041 10,570 471
Iowa 1,701 1,594 196 40,484 38,147 2,338 5,020 4,730 290
Kansas 1,560 1,477 156 39,790 37,752 2,038 4,934 4,681 253
Kentucky 2,135 2,007 221 49,212 46,803 2,408 6,102 5,804 299
Louisiana 2,112 1,987 207 47,691 45,013 2,678 5,914 5,582 332
Maine 722 666 90 16,600 15,334 1,266 2,058 1,901 157
Maryland 3,083 2,937 259 96,754 92,624 4,130 11,998 11,485 512
Massachusetts 3,492 3,257 374 109,469 103,075 6,394 13,574 12,781 793
Michigan 5,581 5,337 435 156,291 150,589 5,702 19,380 18,673 707
Minnesota 3,044 2,880 301 86,308 82,133 4,175 10,702 10,185 518
Mississippi 1,396 1,321 128 29,780 28,168 1,613 3,693 3,493 200
Missouri 3,110 2,933 299 75,902 72,321 3,581 9,412 8,968 444
Montana 505 463 70 10,286 9,376 910 1,275 1,163 113
Nebraska 1,020 956 115 24,054 22,736 1,318 2,983 2,819 163
Nevada 1,104 1,055 81 27,413 26,166 1,247 3,399 3,245 155
New Hampshire 774 725 80 22,735 21,404 1,331 2,819 2,654 165
New Jersey 4,737 4,498 396 159,300 152,248 7,052 19,753 18,879 874
New Mexico 910 855 91 20,678 19,644 1,034 2,564 2,436 128
New York 10,002 9,396 1,006 299,680 285,121 14,559 37,160 35,355 1,805
North Carolina 4,525 4,268 430 114,721 109,048 5,673 14,225 13,522 704
North Dakota 370 340 54 8,061 7,385 675 1,000 916 84
Ohio 6,045 5,706 544 150,994 143,777 7,218 18,723 17,828 895
Oklahoma 1,842 1,723 198 41,473 39,299 2,175 5,143 4,873 270
Oregon 1,910 1,795 190 49,682 46,922 2,760 6,161 5,818 342
Pennsylvania 6,749 6,416 564 184,520 175,828 8,692 22,881 21,803 1,078
Rhode Island 599 571 55 16,702 15,921 780 2,071 1,974 97
South Carolina 2,174 2,069 180 52,275 50,043 2,232 6,482 6,205 277
South Dakota 454 423 59 9,478 8,762 716 1,175 1,086 89
Tennessee 3,132 2,945 322 76,111 71,486 4,625 9,438 8,864 573
Texas 10,592 9,898 1,134 275,306 259,420 15,886 34,138 32,168 1,970
Utah 1,211 1,166 96 28,868 27,754 1,113 3,580 3,442 138
Vermont 372 348 46 9,102 8,515 587 1,129 1,056 73
Virginia 4,103 3,905 344 120,440 115,429 5,011 14,935 14,313 621
Washington 3,320 3,147 289 95,792 91,188 4,603 11,878 11,307 571
West Virginia 872 828 79 19,685 18,671 1,014 2,441 2,315 126
Wisconsin 3,225 3,081 264 85,671 82,125 3,546 10,623 10,183 440
Wyoming 300 281 34 6,926 6,488 439 859 804 54
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,194 1,135 65 19,142 18,021 1,121 2,374 2,235 139
Other and unknown e 605 600 8 13,879 13,794 85 1,721 1,710 11
a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. Annual maximum taxable earnings for Social Security (OASDI) from a single employer or from self-employment were $80,400 in 2001.
d. For 2001 earnings, paid at the rate of 6.2 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 6.2 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 12.4 percent of self-employment income by self-employed workers. Data are unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B11 Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by type of earnings, selected years 1937–2002
Year Number a
(thousands)
Taxable earnings b
(millions of dollars)
OASDI contributions c,d
(millions of dollars)
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
1937 32,900 32,900 . . . 29,620 29,620 . . . 592 592 . . .
1940 35,390 35,390 . . . 32,970 32,970 . . . 659 659 . . .
1945 46,390 46,390 . . . 62,950 62,950 . . . 1,259 1,259 . . .
1950 48,280 48,280 . . . 87,500 87,500 . . . 2,625 2,625 . . .
1951 58,120 54,630 4,190 120,770 111,250 9,520 3,552 3,338 214
1952 59,580 56,060 4,240 128,640 118,880 9,760 3,786 3,566 220
1953 60,840 57,220 4,340 135,870 125,840 10,030 4,001 3,775 226
1954 59,610 55,940 4,350 133,520 123,410 10,110 5,240 4,936 303
1955 65,200 59,560 6,810 157,540 141,810 15,730 6,144 5,672 472
1956 67,610 61,560 7,390 170,720 153,010 17,710 6,652 6,120 531
1957 70,590 64,730 7,150 181,380 163,990 17,390 7,966 7,380 587
1958 69,770 64,040 7,130 180,720 163,140 17,580 7,935 7,341 593
1959 71,700 66,000 7,060 202,310 183,620 18,690 9,882 9,181 701
1960 72,530 66,980 6,870 207,000 188,580 18,420 12,144 11,315 829
1961 72,820 67,360 6,790 209,640 190,850 18,790 12,297 11,451 846
1962 74,280 68,890 6,720 219,050 200,130 18,920 13,397 12,508 889
1963 75,540 70,310 6,590 225,550 206,840 18,710 16,006 14,996 1,010
1964 77,430 72,230 6,480 236,390 217,430 18,960 16,788 15,764 1,024
1965 80,680 75,430 6,550 250,730 230,830 19,900 17,810 16,735 1,075
1966 84,600 79,460 6,630 312,540 287,860 24,680 23,597 22,165 1,431
1967 87,040 82,020 6,470 329,960 305,670 24,290 25,275 23,842 1,433
1968 89,380 84,470 6,570 375,800 348,500 27,300 28,069 26,486 1,583
1969 92,060 87,200 6,350 402,510 375,010 27,500 33,233 31,501 1,733
1970 93,090 88,180 6,270 415,580 388,680 26,900 34,344 32,649 1,695
1971 93,340 88,460 6,290 426,950 399,550 27,400 38,649 36,759 1,891
1972 96,240 91,220 6,600 484,150 452,050 32,100 43,804 41,589 2,215
1973 99,830 94,610 7,100 561,850 523,450 38,400 53,463 50,775 2,688
1974 101,330 96,190 7,040 636,800 594,400 42,400 61,814 58,846 2,968
1975 100,200 94,900 7,000 664,700 621,100 43,600 64,541 61,489 3,052
1976 102,600 97,230 7,400 737,700 689,200 48,500 71,626 68,231 3,395
1977 105,800 100,450 7,480 816,600 763,600 53,000 79,306 75,596 3,710
1978 110,600 104,810 8,040 915,600 856,100 59,500 90,691 86,466 4,225
1979 112,700 106,900 8,200 1,067,000 997,500 69,500 106,246 101,346 4,900
1980 113,000 107,200 8,200 1,180,700 1,109,000 71,700 117,729 112,674 5,055
1981 113,000 107,300 8,250 1,294,100 1,220,000 74,100 136,468 130,540 5,928
1982 111,800 105,800 8,550 1,365,300 1,290,000 75,300 145,382 139,320 6,062
1983 112,100 105,900 9,200 1,454,100 1,369,000 85,100 154,703 147,852 6,851
1984 116,300 109,900 9,900 1,608,800 1,515,000 93,800 183,403 172,710 10,693
1985 119,800 113,400 10,600 1,722,600 1,621,000 101,600 196,376 184,794 11,582
1986 122,900 115,900 11,200 1,844,400 1,730,800 113,600 210,262 197,311 12,950
1987 125,600 118,200 12,000 1,960,000 1,835,100 124,900 223,440 209,201 14,239
1988 129,600 122,100 12,400 2,088,400 1,952,000 136,400 253,114 236,582 16,532
1989 131,700 123,900 12,900 2,239,500 2,096,000 143,500 271,427 254,035 17,392
1990 133,600 126,100 12,500 2,358,000 2,222,000 136,000 292,392 275,528 16,864
1991 133,000 125,200 12,800 2,422,500 2,283,000 139,500 300,390 283,092 17,298
1992 134,000 126,000 13,100 2,532,900 2,386,000 146,900 314,080 295,864 18,216
1993 136,100 128,100 13,200 2,636,100 2,483,400 152,700 326,876 307,942 18,935
1994 138,200 130,100 13,300 2,785,200 2,624,500 160,700 345,365 325,438 19,927
1995 141,000 132,800 13,500 2,919,100 2,754,300 164,800 361,968 341,533 20,435
1996 143,400 135,100 13,900 3,073,500 2,901,700 171,800 381,114 359,811 21,303
1997 146,145 137,765 14,020 3,285,000 3,104,300 180,700 407,340 384,933 22,407
1998 148,786 140,386 14,230 3,524,900 3,333,700 191,200 437,088 413,379 23,709
1999 e 151,293 142,653 14,550 3,749,700 3,548,100 201,600 464,963 439,964 24,998
2000 e 153,517 144,667 14,800 3,987,100 3,778,900 208,200 494,400 468,584 25,817
2001 f 153,743 144,803 14,950 4,142,573 3,928,000 214,573 513,679 487,072 26,607
2002 g 152,795 144,034 14,619 4,227,023 4,002,759 224,264 524,151 496,342 27,809
a. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total.
b. See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
c. See Table 2.A3 for contribution rates.
d. Unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds. Unadjusted for tax credits. See Table 2.A5 for information on tax credits.
e. Preliminary data.
f. Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment data are preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.
g. Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B12a Number of workers with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2000
State or area a Number b
(thousands)
Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
HI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
All areas 157,033 148,320 15,535 4,962,900 4,638,800 324,100 143,924 134,525 9,399
Alabama 2,319 2,200 211 58,740 55,468 3,272 1,703 1,609 95
Alaska 369 347 42 10,832 10,092 740 314 293 21
Arizona 2,634 2,504 238 77,288 73,101 4,187 2,241 2,120 121
Arkansas 1,412 1,321 149 31,218 29,350 1,868 905 851 54
California 17,282 16,029 2,071 642,437 586,797 55,640 18,631 17,017 1,614
Colorado 2,567 2,413 291 87,455 81,109 6,347 2,536 2,352 184
Connecticut 1,987 1,867 215 91,757 83,543 8,215 2,661 2,423 238
Delaware 486 469 34 15,503 14,867 636 450 431 18
District of Columbia 377 361 30 15,310 13,789 1,521 444 400 44
Florida 8,471 7,967 886 236,894 223,846 13,048 6,870 6,492 378
Georgia 4,613 4,382 417 142,500 134,432 8,068 4,132 3,899 234
Hawaii 665 627 65 18,527 17,567 960 537 509 28
Idaho 709 665 79 16,347 15,353 994 474 445 29
Illinois 7,088 6,744 639 239,155 224,799 14,356 6,935 6,519 416
Indiana 3,495 3,341 302 97,852 92,486 5,366 2,838 2,682 156
Iowa 1,724 1,611 205 43,516 40,467 3,049 1,262 1,174 88
Kansas 1,573 1,485 166 44,970 41,982 2,988 1,304 1,217 87
Kentucky 2,184 2,058 236 54,852 51,467 3,384 1,591 1,493 98
Louisiana 2,241 2,121 210 55,844 51,822 4,022 1,619 1,503 117
Maine 742 687 96 18,216 16,865 1,351 528 489 39
Maryland 3,092 2,949 276 110,919 103,988 6,930 3,217 3,016 201
Massachusetts 3,687 3,467 399 149,108 136,607 12,501 4,324 3,962 363
Michigan 5,718 5,476 465 181,024 173,216 7,808 5,250 5,023 226
Minnesota 3,056 2,893 316 97,286 92,067 5,219 2,821 2,670 151
Mississippi 1,435 1,359 130 31,576 29,523 2,053 916 856 60
Missouri 3,184 3,012 314 86,663 81,123 5,539 2,513 2,353 161
Montana 503 458 75 10,896 9,578 1,319 316 278 38
Nebraska 1,023 960 118 26,228 24,461 1,766 761 709 51
Nevada 1,119 1,076 83 32,800 30,211 2,588 951 876 75
New Hampshire 778 730 84 26,490 24,846 1,644 768 721 48
New Jersey 4,769 4,541 430 210,311 198,714 11,597 6,099 5,763 336
New Mexico 910 850 94 21,343 20,089 1,254 619 583 36
New York 10,059 9,477 1,029 393,132 365,074 28,058 11,401 10,587 814
North Carolina 4,616 4,371 438 129,595 121,994 7,602 3,758 3,538 220
North Dakota 371 340 53 8,441 7,645 796 245 222 23
Ohio 6,541 6,231 577 184,518 174,733 9,785 5,351 5,067 284
Oklahoma 1,843 1,725 204 43,554 41,167 2,387 1,263 1,194 69
Oregon 1,929 1,811 197 55,920 52,356 3,564 1,622 1,518 103
Pennsylvania 6,736 6,399 596 208,745 196,731 12,014 6,054 5,705 348
Rhode Island 608 579 57 18,631 17,490 1,141 540 507 33
South Carolina 2,197 2,088 187 56,081 53,038 3,043 1,626 1,538 88
South Dakota 457 423 61 10,006 9,122 884 290 265 26
Tennessee 3,208 3,022 338 86,497 80,144 6,353 2,508 2,324 184
Texas 10,917 10,255 1,154 336,113 312,555 23,558 9,747 9,064 683
Utah 1,213 1,164 102 30,672 29,056 1,616 889 843 47
Vermont 372 347 47 9,568 8,842 726 277 256 21
Virginia 4,105 3,915 354 137,128 129,668 7,460 3,977 3,760 216
Washington 3,351 3,180 311 113,483 107,035 6,449 3,291 3,104 187
West Virginia 871 824 83 20,631 19,126 1,505 598 555 44
Wisconsin 3,252 3,107 271 93,003 88,318 4,685 2,697 2,561 136
Wyoming 292 273 35 7,564 6,874 690 219 199 20
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,256 1,198 65 20,215 18,827 1,389 586 546 40
Other and unknown e 626 620 9 15,544 15,380 164 451 446 5
a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. No annual maximum taxable earnings amount for Medicare.
d. For 2000 earnings, paid at the rate of 1.45 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 1.45 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 2.9 percent of self-employment income by self-employed workers.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B12b Number of workers with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2001
State or area a Number b
(thousands)
Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
HI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
Total Wage and
salary
Self-
employed
All areas 157,365 148,566 15,655 5,063,500 4,735,600 327,900 146,842 137,332 9,509
Alabama 2,295 2,177 214 59,654 56,145 3,509 1,730 1,628 102
Alaska 382 360 41 11,654 10,957 697 338 318 20
Arizona 2,669 2,541 237 78,272 74,101 4,171 2,270 2,149 121
Arkansas 1,407 1,321 148 32,536 30,588 1,947 944 887 56
California 17,470 16,183 2,103 647,843 594,001 53,842 18,787 17,226 1,561
Colorado 2,586 2,427 292 85,846 79,605 6,241 2,490 2,309 181
Connecticut 1,982 1,856 225 90,477 82,449 8,027 2,624 2,391 233
Delaware 489 470 35 16,133 15,373 760 468 446 22
District of Columbia 373 357 30 16,240 14,873 1,367 471 431 40
Florida 8,566 8,048 913 242,796 229,129 13,666 7,041 6,645 396
Georgia 4,604 4,367 421 147,522 139,185 8,337 4,278 4,036 242
Hawaii 692 656 62 20,060 18,964 1,097 582 550 32
Idaho 722 680 76 17,627 16,631 995 511 482 29
Illinois 6,915 6,575 645 244,325 227,815 16,510 7,085 6,607 479
Indiana 3,507 3,352 306 97,939 92,528 5,411 2,840 2,683 157
Iowa 1,711 1,604 200 44,227 41,403 2,823 1,283 1,201 82
Kansas 1,571 1,489 162 45,962 42,912 3,050 1,333 1,244 88
Kentucky 2,179 2,053 229 57,030 52,660 4,370 1,654 1,527 127
Louisiana 2,266 2,147 214 58,481 54,693 3,788 1,696 1,586 110
Maine 751 696 92 18,993 17,569 1,424 551 510 41
Maryland 3,153 3,009 275 117,172 108,758 8,414 3,398 3,154 244
Massachusetts 3,702 3,481 400 148,782 137,700 11,082 4,315 3,993 321
Michigan 5,619 5,375 461 178,001 170,229 7,773 5,162 4,937 225
Minnesota 3,067 2,902 315 99,632 94,375 5,257 2,889 2,737 152
Mississippi 1,407 1,332 131 31,769 29,734 2,035 921 862 59
Missouri 3,179 3,003 310 88,168 83,086 5,082 2,557 2,409 147
Montana 510 468 71 11,202 10,101 1,101 325 293 32
Nebraska 1,027 963 118 26,597 24,901 1,697 771 722 49
Nevada 1,161 1,115 85 33,855 31,853 2,002 982 924 58
New Hampshire 783 734 84 26,946 25,205 1,740 781 731 50
New Jersey 4,772 4,533 433 207,848 194,992 12,856 6,028 5,655 373
New Mexico 923 868 93 22,563 21,375 1,188 654 620 34
New York 10,061 9,454 1,068 411,489 382,127 29,362 11,933 11,082 851
North Carolina 4,551 4,295 447 129,990 122,402 7,587 3,770 3,550 220
North Dakota 373 343 55 8,688 7,926 762 252 230 22
Ohio 6,472 6,159 571 185,742 176,094 9,648 5,387 5,107 280
Oklahoma 1,863 1,745 204 45,716 43,247 2,469 1,326 1,254 72
Oregon 1,926 1,811 196 56,967 53,439 3,528 1,652 1,550 102
Pennsylvania 6,807 6,473 595 215,319 202,650 12,669 6,244 5,877 367
Rhode Island 608 580 58 19,093 18,052 1,041 554 523 30
South Carolina 2,185 2,081 187 57,567 54,565 3,002 1,669 1,582 87
South Dakota 459 428 60 10,183 9,367 816 295 272 24
Tennessee 3,159 2,972 334 88,186 81,302 6,884 2,557 2,358 200
Texas 11,074 10,403 1,180 344,277 321,147 23,129 9,984 9,313 671
Utah 1,224 1,179 100 31,741 30,235 1,506 920 877 44
Vermont 374 349 47 10,250 9,529 721 297 276 21
Virginia 4,152 3,954 363 147,274 139,047 8,227 4,271 4,032 239
Washington 3,356 3,184 302 112,747 106,759 5,988 3,270 3,096 174
West Virginia 881 838 81 21,528 19,991 1,537 624 580 45
Wisconsin 3,241 3,097 274 94,902 90,159 4,743 2,752 2,615 138
Wyoming 303 284 36 8,030 7,462 568 233 216 16
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,231 1,173 65 20,903 19,593 1,310 606 568 38
Other and unknown e 625 620 8 16,757 16,615 142 486 482 4
a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. No annual maximum taxable earnings amount for Medicare.
d. For 2001 earnings, paid at the rate of 1.45 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 1.45 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 2.9 percent of self-employment income by self-employed workers.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.