Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County, 2008

 

Massachusetts

Table 3. Number of persons with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by county, sex, and type of earnings, 2008
County and sex Number Taxable earnings a
(thousands of dollars)
OASDI contributions b
(thousands of dollars)
Total c Wage and salary Self-employed Total Wage and salary Self-employed Total Wage and salary Self-employed
Total, Massachusetts 3,539,540 3,299,851 385,682 137,280,619 128,852,223 8,428,396 17,022,797 15,977,676 1,045,121
Men 1,825,135 1,681,021 223,556 81,113,024 75,248,849 5,864,174 10,058,015 9,330,857 727,158
Women 1,714,404 1,618,829 162,126 56,167,596 53,603,374 2,564,222 6,964,782 6,646,818 317,964
Barnstable 112,001 99,179 19,949 3,476,862 3,027,718 449,144 431,131 375,437 55,694
Men 57,552 48,975 12,455 2,039,877 1,732,754 307,123 252,945 214,861 38,083
Women 54,449 50,204 7,494 1,436,985 1,294,964 142,021 178,186 160,576 17,611
Berkshire 68,618 63,319 8,338 2,163,829 1,995,273 168,556 268,315 247,414 20,901
Men 36,374 33,299 5,066 1,316,583 1,199,918 116,665 163,256 148,790 14,466
Women 32,244 30,020 3,272 847,246 795,355 51,892 105,059 98,624 6,435
Bristol 281,872 266,492 25,965 9,845,844 9,471,857 373,987 1,220,885 1,174,510 46,374
Men 139,863 130,531 15,516 5,684,299 5,437,063 247,236 704,853 674,196 30,657
Women 142,009 135,961 10,450 4,161,545 4,034,794 126,751 516,032 500,314 15,717
Dukes 9,291 7,172 3,272 243,517 191,798 51,719 30,196 23,783 6,413
Men 5,275 3,688 2,005 154,034 115,594 38,441 19,100 14,334 4,767
Women 4,017 3,484 1,267 89,483 76,205 13,278 11,096 9,449 1,646
Essex 389,869 358,089 47,920 14,813,561 13,723,265 1,090,296 1,836,882 1,701,685 135,197
Men 199,206 179,301 28,604 8,728,134 7,962,618 765,516 1,082,289 987,365 94,924
Women 190,663 178,788 19,316 6,085,427 5,760,647 324,780 754,593 714,320 40,273
Franklin 33,695 30,942 4,011 958,076 892,204 65,871 118,801 110,633 8,168
Men 14,903 13,422 2,005 495,321 454,163 41,159 61,420 56,316 5,104
Women 18,792 17,520 2,005 462,754 438,042 24,713 57,382 54,317 3,064
Hampden 227,296 213,419 20,899 7,024,619 6,674,883 349,736 871,053 827,685 43,367
Men 114,599 106,761 11,716 4,005,497 3,755,094 250,402 496,682 465,632 31,050
Women 112,697 106,658 9,183 3,019,123 2,919,789 99,334 374,371 362,054 12,317
Hampshire 73,108 65,061 11,611 2,540,729 2,260,418 280,311 315,050 280,292 34,759
Men 38,696 33,299 7,389 1,545,502 1,316,187 229,315 191,642 163,207 28,435
Women 34,412 31,762 4,222 995,227 944,230 50,997 123,408 117,085 6,324
Middlesex 789,001 735,645 90,457 35,681,165 33,377,935 2,303,231 4,424,465 4,138,864 285,601
Men 411,403 379,708 50,770 21,486,879 19,877,965 1,608,913 2,664,373 2,464,868 199,505
Women 377,598 355,938 39,687 14,194,287 13,499,970 694,317 1,760,092 1,673,996 86,095
Nantucket 8,347 6,762 1,794 247,224 211,766 35,458 30,656 26,259 4,397
Men 4,735 d d 151,055 d d 18,731 d d
Women 3,612 d d 96,169 d d 11,925 d d
Norfolk 356,852 333,090 40,531 15,695,954 14,735,386 960,568 1,946,298 1,827,188 119,110
Men 181,399 167,928 22,799 9,048,477 8,433,314 615,163 1,122,011 1,045,731 76,280
Women 175,453 165,162 17,733 6,647,476 6,302,071 345,405 824,287 781,457 42,830
Plymouth 259,325 240,775 29,554 9,772,250 9,216,770 555,480 1,211,759 1,142,879 68,879
Men 131,535 119,670 17,944 5,841,235 5,437,418 403,817 724,313 674,240 50,073
Women 127,790 121,105 11,611 3,931,015 3,779,352 151,662 487,446 468,640 18,806
Suffolk 428,594 407,474 37,365 16,340,928 15,605,041 735,887 2,026,275 1,935,025 91,250
Men 218,730 207,374 20,055 9,040,593 8,567,198 473,395 1,121,034 1,062,333 58,701
Women 209,864 200,100 17,310 7,300,335 7,037,843 262,492 905,242 872,693 32,549
Worcester 410,430 382,781 41,692 15,706,956 14,751,396 955,559 1,947,662 1,829,173 118,489
Men 221,254 204,095 25,438 9,762,440 9,040,126 722,314 1,210,543 1,120,976 89,567
Women 189,177 178,686 16,255 5,944,516 5,711,270 233,245 737,120 708,198 28,922
Unknown 91,239 89,650 2,322 2,769,106 2,716,513 52,593 343,369 336,848 6,522
Men 49,610 d d 1,813,099 d d 224,824 d d
Women 41,629 d d 956,007 d d 118,545 d d
All areas e 162,485,000 152,388,000 17,219,000 5,434,139,000 5,133,800,000 300,339,000 673,833,236 636,591,200 37,242,036
Men 84,624,422 78,501,652 10,006,621 3,256,362,147 3,046,599,463 209,762,684 403,788,906 377,778,333 26,010,573
Women 77,860,578 73,886,348 7,212,379 2,177,776,853 2,087,200,537 90,576,316 270,044,330 258,812,867 11,231,463
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: State designation is based on employee residence.
OASDI = Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance.
a. Based on Social Security annual maximum taxable earnings of $102,000 in 2008.
b. Includes both employee and employer contributions. Data are not adjusted for tax refunds to persons who made excess contributions because they worked for two or more employers.
c. Workers with earnings from both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total.
d. Data not shown to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
e. Includes persons employed in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or eedata.sc@ssa.gov; Sirisha Anne (410) 966-1785 or eedata.sc@ssa.gov.
Table 6. Number of persons with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by county, sex, and type of earnings, 2008
County and sex Number Taxable earnings a
(thousands of dollars)
HI contributions b
(thousands of dollars)
Total c Wage and salary Self-employed Total Wage and salary Self-employed Total Wage and salary Self-employed
Total, Massachusetts 3,790,717 3,567,517 414,307 189,868,973 176,209,613 13,659,360 5,506,200 5,110,079 396,121
Men 1,921,104 1,785,446 246,938 117,973,590 107,957,322 10,016,269 3,421,234 3,130,762 290,472
Women 1,869,614 1,782,071 167,369 71,895,383 68,252,291 3,643,092 2,084,966 1,979,316 105,650
Barnstable 120,145 108,286 20,578 4,283,990 3,812,241 471,749 124,236 110,555 13,681
Men 61,172 52,967 12,980 2,556,875 2,231,182 325,693 74,149 64,704 9,445
Women 58,973 55,319 7,598 1,727,115 1,581,059 146,056 50,086 45,851 4,236
Berkshire 73,428 68,817 9,075 2,874,630 2,660,413 214,218 83,364 77,152 6,212
Men 38,167 35,686 5,699 1,862,270 1,699,096 163,173 54,006 49,274 4,732
Women 35,261 33,130 3,377 1,012,361 961,316 51,045 29,358 27,878 1,480
Bristol 304,440 290,809 27,438 12,138,428 11,711,151 427,278 352,014 339,623 12,391
Men 148,351 140,189 16,674 7,076,502 6,795,191 281,311 205,219 197,061 8,158
Women 156,089 150,619 10,764 5,061,926 4,915,960 145,966 146,796 142,563 4,233
Dukes 10,920 9,101 3,377 341,073 291,807 49,266 9,891 8,462 1,429
Men 5,985 4,601 2,111 212,633 175,925 36,708 6,166 5,102 1,065
Women 4,935 4,499 1,266 128,440 115,882 12,559 3,725 3,361 364
Essex 416,009 385,495 50,548 20,643,239 18,517,637 2,125,602 598,654 537,011 61,642
Men 208,662 189,373 30,603 12,805,884 11,296,156 1,509,729 371,371 327,589 43,782
Women 207,347 196,122 19,945 7,837,355 7,221,481 615,874 227,283 209,423 17,860
Franklin 37,432 34,664 4,221 1,146,051 1,065,493 80,558 33,235 30,899 2,336
Men 16,418 14,929 2,216 606,988 549,804 57,184 17,603 15,944 1,658
Women 21,013 19,735 2,005 539,064 515,690 23,374 15,633 14,955 678
Hampden 243,494 230,172 21,211 8,692,857 8,249,596 443,262 252,093 239,238 12,855
Men 122,092 114,421 12,030 5,121,823 4,772,587 349,236 148,533 138,405 10,128
Women 121,402 115,751 9,181 3,571,034 3,477,009 94,026 103,560 100,833 2,727
Hampshire 82,407 75,361 11,925 3,362,629 2,991,794 370,835 97,516 86,762 10,754
Men 43,244 38,447 7,704 2,075,721 1,753,121 322,601 60,196 50,841 9,355
Women 39,162 36,913 4,221 1,286,908 1,238,673 48,235 37,320 35,922 1,399
Middlesex 840,835 791,134 100,358 52,198,497 48,126,101 4,072,396 1,513,756 1,395,657 118,099
Men 430,445 400,629 58,674 33,250,795 30,365,890 2,884,905 964,273 880,611 83,662
Women 410,492 390,608 41,684 18,950,138 17,762,648 1,187,491 549,554 515,117 34,437
Nantucket 8,847 7,362 1,900 375,199 330,573 44,626 10,881 9,587 1,294
Men 4,935 d d 235,965 d d 6,843 d d
Women 3,912 d d 139,235 d d 4,038 d d
Norfolk 379,487 357,375 44,533 21,979,476 20,292,493 1,686,983 637,405 588,482 48,923
Men 189,782 176,898 26,171 13,669,303 12,440,447 1,228,856 396,410 360,773 35,637
Women 189,704 180,477 18,362 8,310,173 7,852,046 458,127 240,995 227,709 13,286
Plymouth 281,556 264,325 31,764 13,966,662 13,042,551 924,110 405,033 378,234 26,799
Men 139,448 128,328 19,839 9,085,307 8,359,452 725,855 263,474 242,424 21,050
Women 142,109 135,997 11,925 4,881,355 4,683,100 198,255 141,559 135,810 5,749
Suffolk 455,037 435,395 39,573 23,304,389 21,908,997 1,395,392 675,827 635,361 40,466
Men 230,072 219,231 21,844 13,957,172 12,914,745 1,042,427 404,758 374,528 30,230
Women 224,965 216,164 17,729 9,347,217 8,994,252 352,965 271,069 260,833 10,236
Worcester 445,297 419,443 44,850 20,683,127 19,419,692 1,263,435 599,811 563,171 36,640
Men 232,804 216,675 27,860 12,730,281 11,725,692 1,004,589 369,178 340,045 29,133
Women 212,492 202,768 16,990 7,952,846 7,694,000 258,846 230,633 223,126 7,507
Unknown 91,384 89,778 2,955 3,878,724 3,789,074 89,650 112,483 109,883 2,600
Men 49,526 d d 2,726,071 d d 79,056 d d
Women 41,858 d d 1,152,653 d d 33,427 d d
All areas e 166,338,000 156,392,000 18,033,000 6,734,851,000 6,248,700,000 486,151,000 195,310,679 181,212,300 14,098,379
Men 86,104,103 80,052,307 10,681,747 4,264,007,896 3,893,331,623 370,676,274 123,656,229 112,906,617 10,749,612
Women 80,233,897 76,339,693 7,351,253 2,470,843,104 2,355,368,377 115,474,726 71,654,450 68,305,683 3,348,767
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: State designation is based on employee residence.
HI = Hospital Insurance.
a. There is no annual maximum taxable amount for Medicare earnings.
b. Includes both employee and employer contributions.
c. Workers with earnings from both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total.
d. Data not shown to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
e. Includes persons employed in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S. oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or eedata.sc@ssa.gov; Sirisha Anne (410) 966-1785 or eedata.sc@ssa.gov.