Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

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 1937–2003
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 151,333 9,209 4,966 4,467,110 3,749,600 83.9 29,518 24,777 5,306
2000 e 153,691 9,496 4,974 4,823,674 4,008,400 83.1 31,386 26,081 5,476
2001 e 153,716 9,110 4,440 4,920,937 4,170,100 84.7 32,013 27,129 5,883
2002 f 153,837 8,365 4,239 4,946,105 4,243,164 85.8 32,152 27,582 5,699
2003 g 154,324 . . . . . . 5,063,091 4,352,138 86.0 32,808 28,201 5,372
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
NOTE: . . . = not available.
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, 419.4 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, 313.7 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.
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, 1951–2003
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 142,703 14,500 4,159,210 3,547,300 85.3 29,146 24,858 307,900 202,300 65.7 21,234 13,952
2000 e 145,046 14,725 4,498,374 3,798,900 84.5 31,013 26,191 325,300 209,500 64.4 22,092 14,228
2001 e 144,921 14,875 4,591,237 3,953,600 86.1 31,681 27,281 329,700 216,500 65.7 22,165 14,555
2002 f 144,897 15,150 4,602,609 4,015,000 87.2 31,765 27,709 343,496 228,164 66.4 22,673 15,060
2003 g 145,059 15,126 4,698,461 4,110,100 87.5 32,390 28,334 364,630 242,038 66.4 24,106 16,001
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.
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.
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 1937–2002
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 151,333 80,042 71,291 142,703 74,376 68,327 14,500 9,224 5,276
2000 c 153,691 81,091 72,600 145,046 75,476 69,570 14,725 9,250 5,475
2001 c 153,716 81,049 72,667 144,921 75,412 69,509 14,875 9,232 5,643
2002 c 153,837 80,964 72,873 144,897 75,222 69,675 15,150 9,276 5,874
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 19,265 23,927 15,465 19,885 24,839 15,938 14,051 17,338 9,784
2000 c 20,226 25,035 16,289 20,885 26,001 16,804 14,489 17,875 10,136
2001 c 20,907 25,654 17,038 21,621 26,639 17,591 14,539 18,016 10,323
2002 c 21,153 25,747 17,423 21,914 26,797 18,036 14,053 17,449 10,370
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
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.
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 1937–2002
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 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 97.4 76,200
2001 b 94.1 91.0 97.5 94.5 92.7 97.5 80,400
2002 b 94.6 91.8 97.6 95.0 93.2 97.7 84,900
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. For 1937–1950, relates to wage and salary workers. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employed workers.
b. Preliminary data.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B5 Number of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2002 (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 151,333 12,241 16,106 16,754 17,517 19,407 18,769 16,318 13,297 9,332 2,759 3,087 3,013 771 1,962
2000 b 153,691 12,322 16,595 16,327 17,600 19,115 19,069 16,871 14,064 9,614 2,856 3,224 3,139 824 2,070
2001 b 153,716 11,636 16,813 15,914 17,491 18,570 19,116 17,251 14,405 10,166 2,956 3,297 3,195 819 2,086
2002 b 153,837 10,915 16,878 15,784 17,162 17,873 18,999 17,494 14,642 10,944 3,247 3,430 3,319 863 2,285
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 80,042 6,251 8,238 8,774 9,415 10,376 9,880 8,480 6,977 5,028 1,520 1,734 1,713 454 1,200
2000 b 81,090 6,278 8,486 8,513 9,428 10,214 10,030 8,774 7,316 5,148 1,576 1,786 1,793 484 1,263
2001 b 81,049 5,883 8,596 8,328 9,348 9,940 10,067 8,995 7,473 5,417 1,614 1,828 1,826 472 1,262
2002 b 80,962 5,496 8,618 8,196 9,173 9,575 9,993 9,123 7,585 5,808 1,759 1,889 1,893 485 1,369
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 71,291 5,990 7,868 7,980 8,102 9,031 8,889 7,838 6,321 4,304 1,239 1,353 1,299 317 762
2000 b 72,600 6,045 8,109 7,814 8,172 8,901 9,039 8,097 6,748 4,466 1,280 1,439 1,346 340 807
2001 b 72,667 5,752 8,216 7,586 8,144 8,631 9,049 8,255 6,932 4,748 1,343 1,469 1,369 347 825
2002 b 72,872 5,419 8,259 7,588 7,989 8,298 9,006 8,371 7,056 5,136 1,488 1,542 1,426 378 916
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: Age refers to age attained during year.
. . . = not applicable.
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.
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 1937–2002 (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 19,265 2,610 10,163 19,563 23,469 25,173 26,788 28,315 28,643 25,577 22,151 15,902 8,935 6,780 5,271
2000 b 20,226 2,713 10,707 20,595 24,812 26,383 27,828 29,407 29,536 26,723 22,873 16,543 9,456 7,304 5,380
2001 b 20,907 2,715 10,681 20,969 25,615 27,235 28,551 30,145 30,438 27,732 23,692 17,778 10,558 7,861 5,757
2002 b 21,153 2,654 10,269 20,895 25,870 27,733 29,008 30,358 31,019 28,403 24,482 18,591 11,119 8,162 5,895
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 23,927 2,718 11,616 22,200 27,805 31,113 33,946 35,717 36,924 33,428 28,382 20,172 9,873 7,323 5,594
2000 b 25,035 2,801 12,175 23,395 29,400 32,358 35,230 36,945 37,917 34,762 28,840 21,128 10,478 7,911 5,795
2001 b 25,654 2,784 11,982 23,487 30,149 33,145 35,817 37,468 38,400 35,365 29,914 22,034 12,010 8,571 6,250
2002 b 25,747 2,724 11,451 23,185 30,447 33,714 36,065 37,696 38,373 35,927 30,744 22,924 12,535 8,779 6,410
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 15,465 2,519 8,928 16,897 18,823 19,283 20,688 22,265 22,129 19,594 17,168 12,324 8,032 6,245 4,876
2000 b 16,289 2,635 9,445 17,777 19,896 20,381 21,549 23,205 23,083 20,681 17,977 12,900 8,464 6,466 4,954
2001 b 17,038 2,647 9,516 18,329 20,750 21,112 22,234 24,042 24,166 21,840 18,707 14,094 9,219 7,105 5,215
2002 b 17,423 2,591 9,257 18,478 21,163 21,669 22,775 24,392 25,089 22,851 19,577 15,070 9,760 7,551 5,332
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.
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.
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, 1992–2002 (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 10,000–19,999 20,000–29,999 30,000–39,999 40,000–49,999 50,000–59,999 60,000–69,999 70,000–79,999, 80,000–84,899
All wage and salary workers
1992 126,000 9,357 19,519 17,496 29,812 20,699 12,554 7,084 2,422 . . . . . . . . . 7,057
1993 128,100 9,655 19,395 17,521 29,900 21,134 12,786 7,371 3,325 . . . . . . . . . 7,013
1994 130,100 9,591 19,403 17,273 29,903 21,482 13,230 7,709 4,310 277 . . . . . . 6,921
1995 132,800 9,213 19,355 17,213 30,142 22,097 13,853 8,171 4,662 498 . . . . . . 7,597
1996 135,100 9,161 19,195 16,977 29,832 22,612 14,435 8,706 5,052 1,053 . . . . . . 8,077
1997 137,765 8,743 18,811 16,853 29,676 23,076 15,243 9,330 5,523 2,106 . . . . . . 8,405
1998 140,386 8,427 18,402 16,431 29,360 23,586 16,095 10,062 6,008 3,268 . . . . . . 8,747
1999 142,703 8,260 18,162 16,261 28,975 23,861 16,763 10,546 6,456 3,974 856 . . . 8,589
2000 a 145,046 8,207 17,864 15,866 28,213 24,118 17,258 11,249 7,009 4,409 1,981 . . . 8,873
2001 a 144,921 8,072 17,406 15,418 27,385 23,681 17,443 11,642 7,383 4,675 3,121 173 8,521
2002 a 144,897 8,262 17,415 15,298 26,604 23,244 17,440 11,755 7,598 4,922 3,308 1,257 7,795
Men
1992 66,543 4,171 8,743 7,726 13,773 11,128 8,069 5,109 1,868 . . . . . . . . . 5,955
1993 67,673 4,429 8,665 7,740 13,875 11,270 8,074 5,224 2,527 . . . . . . . . . 5,869
1994 68,481 4,350 8,548 7,546 13,836 11,360 8,211 5,372 3,243 222 . . . . . . 5,794
1995 69,901 4,256 8,510 7,457 13,865 11,653 8,448 5,587 3,444 388 . . . . . . 6,292
1996 70,670 4,177 8,333 7,261 13,491 11,791 8,667 5,838 3,672 800 . . . . . . 6,641
1997 71,910 4,040 8,158 7,154 13,199 11,864 8,957 6,162 3,932 1,582 . . . . . . 6,862
1998 73,111 3,900 7,964 6,936 12,868 11,947 9,297 6,520 4,199 2,406 . . . . . . 7,074
1999 74,376 3,848 7,894 6,892 12,595 11,942 9,565 6,711 4,456 2,895 642 . . . 6,936
2000 a 75,477 3,842 7,776 6,732 12,139 11,860 9,678 7,018 4,701 3,149 1,465 . . . 7,115
2001 a 75,412 3,822 7,687 6,622 11,823 11,475 9,635 7,085 4,854 3,229 2,261 133 6,787
2002 a 75,221 3,987 7,749 6,652 11,548 11,117 9,501 7,003 4,883 3,320 2,356 931 6,175
Women
1992 59,457 5,186 10,776 9,770 16,039 9,571 4,485 1,975 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,103
1993 60,427 5,226 10,730 9,781 16,026 9,864 4,712 2,147 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,144
1994 61,619 5,241 10,856 9,726 16,068 10,122 5,020 2,337 1,067 55 . . . . . . 1,127
1995 62,900 4,957 10,845 9,756 16,277 10,444 5,405 2,584 1,217 110 . . . . . . 1,305
1996 64,429 4,985 10,862 9,716 16,341 10,819 5,768 2,868 1,380 253 . . . . . . 1,437
1997 65,855 4,703 10,653 9,698 16,477 11,212 6,285 3,169 1,591 524 . . . . . . 1,543
1998 67,275 4,527 10,438 9,495 16,492 11,640 6,798 3,541 1,808 862 . . . . . . 1,673
1999 68,327 4,411 10,267 9,369 16,380 11,919 7,199 3,835 2,000 1,079 214 . . . 1,652
2000 a 69,569 4,364 10,088 9,134 16,074 12,258 7,580 4,231 2,307 1,259 516 . . . 1,757
2001 a 69,509 4,250 9,720 8,796 15,563 12,206 7,808 4,557 2,529 1,446 860 40 1,735
2002 a 69,676 4,275 9,666 8,647 15,056 12,127 7,938 4,752 2,715 1,602 952 326 1,620
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Preliminary data.
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 1951–2002 (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 14,500 171 535 1,040 1,521 1,965 2,088 1,969 1,684 1,322 420 514 595 174 502
2000 a 14,725 177 565 1,031 1,502 1,945 2,084 2,008 1,786 1,345 445 527 600 184 526
2001 a 14,875 177 596 1,031 1,508 1,884 2,087 2,030 1,814 1,422 458 533 621 181 533
2002 a 15,150 179 622 1,048 1,534 1,832 2,094 2,057 1,839 1,523 500 560 638 174 551
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 9,225 107 319 632 948 1,207 1,314 1,240 1,063 844 279 352 415 127 377
2000 a 9,250 108 334 611 912 1,183 1,289 1,255 1,122 850 293 350 420 133 391
2001 a 9,232 104 341 605 890 1,133 1,286 1,260 1,128 885 297 352 431 131 389
2002 a 9,275 107 350 585 883 1,092 1,256 1,274 1,135 941 319 364 441 125 404
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 5,276 64 216 408 573 757 773 729 621 478 141 162 180 47 126
2000 a 5,475 69 231 421 590 762 795 754 664 495 152 176 180 51 135
2001 a 5,643 73 255 426 618 751 801 769 686 537 161 181 190 50 144
2002 a 5,874 72 273 463 651 739 838 783 704 582 181 196 197 49 147
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Age refers to age attained during year.
a. Preliminary data.
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, 1992–2002 (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 10,000–19,999 20,000–29,999 30,000–39,999 40,000–49,999 50,000–59,999 60,000–69,999 70,000–79,999 80,000–84,899
All self-employed workers
1992 13,100 593 2,927 2,519 2,755 1,576 971 612 308 . . . . . . . . . 839
1993 13,200 587 2,866 2,562 2,776 1,570 990 633 388 . . . . . . . . . 828
1994 13,300 551 2,825 2,510 2,832 1,586 1,019 645 426 92 . . . . . . 814
1995 13,500 535 2,781 2,593 2,882 1,604 1,044 678 444 116 . . . . . . 822
1996 13,900 521 2,791 2,667 2,964 1,650 1,092 713 471 176 . . . . . . 853
1997 14,020 522 2,716 2,674 2,966 1,669 1,100 737 489 278 . . . . . . 869
1998 14,230 510 2,643 2,675 3,011 1,717 1,157 777 505 387 . . . . . . 848
1999 14,500 485 2,573 2,688 3,075 1,756 1,191 804 535 384 162 . . . 848
2000 a 14,725 512 2,532 2,674 3,079 1,768 1,216 830 573 410 276 . . . 856
2001 a 14,875 511 2,548 2,665 3,143 1,746 1,198 844 593 405 321 85 816
2002 a 15,150 527 2,639 2,731 3,244 1,713 1,170 837 598 423 307 199 762
Men
1992 8,798 288 1,603 1,606 1,936 1,145 746 485 253 . . . . . . . . . 734
1993 8,840 291 1,559 1,632 1,927 1,141 760 500 316 . . . . . . . . . 715
1994 8,839 268 1,511 1,552 1,958 1,153 772 503 340 77 . . . . . . 705
1995 8,908 256 1,492 1,581 1,964 1,152 782 521 356 96 . . . . . . 708
1996 9,074 247 1,468 1,598 1,997 1,176 807 545 367 141 . . . . . . 729
1997 9,078 255 1,429 1,550 1,980 1,171 796 559 381 223 . . . . . . 735
1998 9,109 247 1,378 1,518 1,955 1,189 831 584 389 309 . . . . . . 710
1999 9,225 233 1,336 1,497 1,972 1,202 848 591 409 299 129 . . . 709
2000 a 9,250 240 1,314 1,454 1,946 1,185 849 598 424 312 216 . . . 711
2001 a 9,232 241 1,302 1,442 1,938 1,157 818 603 429 308 252 68 674
2002 a 9,275 252 1,362 1,456 1,951 1,117 792 584 434 310 233 156 628
Women
1992 4,302 305 1,323 913 819 431 225 127 55 . . . . . . . . . 105
1993 4,360 296 1,308 930 849 429 230 133 73 . . . . . . . . . 113
1994 4,460 282 1,314 957 873 435 246 142 85 15 . . . . . . 109
1995 4,592 280 1,289 1,012 918 452 261 157 88 20 . . . . . . 114
1996 4,826 274 1,323 1,069 967 475 285 168 104 35 . . . . . . 125
1997 4,942 267 1,287 1,125 985 499 303 178 108 55 . . . . . . 134
1998 5,121 264 1,265 1,157 1,056 528 327 193 116 78 . . . . . . 138
1999 5,276 251 1,237 1,191 1,103 554 343 212 126 85 33 . . . 139
2000 a 5,475 272 1,219 1,220 1,133 583 367 232 149 97 59 . . . 145
2001 a 5,643 270 1,246 1,223 1,205 589 380 242 164 97 69 17 142
2002 a 5,874 275 1,277 1,275 1,293 596 378 253 163 113 74 42 134
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.
a. Preliminary data.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B10 Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2002
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 153,837 144,897 15,150 4,243,164 4,015,000 228,164 526,152 497,860 28,292
Alabama 2,252 2,132 209 54,224 51,608 2,616 6,724 6,399 324
Alaska 369 347 39 9,832 9,250 582 1,219 1,147 72
Arizona 2,660 2,531 224 71,170 67,928 3,242 8,825 8,423 402
Arkansas 1,383 1,296 146 30,295 28,562 1,732 3,757 3,542 215
California 16,587 15,254 2,047 500,748 462,791 37,957 62,093 57,386 4,707
Colorado 2,397 2,234 277 68,726 64,343 4,383 8,522 7,979 544
Connecticut 1,935 1,808 206 64,437 60,111 4,326 7,990 7,454 536
Delaware 481 464 30 14,101 13,650 451 1,749 1,693 56
District of Columbia 356 342 28 11,884 11,244 640 1,474 1,394 79
Florida 8,556 8,024 917 215,149 204,231 10,918 26,678 25,325 1,354
Georgia 4,453 4,211 420 121,188 115,411 5,777 15,027 14,311 716
Hawaii 673 636 64 18,454 17,535 918 2,288 2,174 114
Idaho 703 660 75 16,246 15,321 926 2,015 1,900 115
Illinois 6,528 6,173 611 189,578 180,532 9,046 23,508 22,386 1,122
Indiana 3,467 3,314 296 90,841 86,870 3,971 11,264 10,772 492
Iowa 1,688 1,583 190 41,116 38,760 2,357 5,098 4,806 292
Kansas 1,550 1,470 150 40,111 38,009 2,102 4,974 4,713 261
Kentucky 2,132 2,009 216 50,823 48,340 2,482 6,302 5,994 308
Louisiana 2,108 1,979 212 48,584 45,692 2,892 6,024 5,666 359
Maine 718 663 91 17,144 15,857 1,287 2,126 1,966 160
Maryland 3,088 2,943 264 101,034 96,604 4,430 12,528 11,979 549
Massachusetts 3,421 3,189 373 109,267 102,428 6,840 13,549 12,701 848
Michigan 5,498 5,254 445 157,254 151,164 6,090 19,499 18,744 755
Minnesota 3,000 2,841 305 87,280 82,973 4,307 10,823 10,289 534
Mississippi 1,379 1,300 134 30,268 28,528 1,740 3,753 3,537 216
Missouri 3,066 2,898 297 76,155 72,349 3,806 9,443 8,971 472
Montana 509 467 73 10,638 9,713 925 1,319 1,204 115
Nebraska 1,014 957 107 24,715 23,408 1,308 3,065 2,903 162
Nevada 1,099 1,048 86 28,135 26,776 1,359 3,489 3,320 168
New Hampshire 767 717 83 23,051 21,628 1,422 2,858 2,682 176
New Jersey 4,728 4,491 408 163,269 155,444 7,825 20,245 19,275 970
New Mexico 906 857 87 21,099 20,053 1,045 2,616 2,487 130
New York 9,873 9,252 1,039 304,426 288,572 15,854 37,749 35,783 1,966
North Carolina 4,461 4,212 424 115,778 109,753 6,024 14,356 13,609 747
North Dakota 367 339 49 8,202 7,584 618 1,017 940 77
Ohio 5,961 5,631 549 152,729 145,209 7,520 18,938 18,006 932
Oklahoma 1,812 1,697 192 41,580 39,342 2,238 5,156 4,878 277
Oregon 1,880 1,764 186 50,005 47,117 2,888 6,201 5,843 358
Pennsylvania 6,695 6,363 564 188,218 178,969 9,249 23,339 22,192 1,147
Rhode Island 608 579 56 17,367 16,497 870 2,154 2,046 108
South Carolina 2,148 2,043 181 52,726 50,305 2,420 6,538 6,238 300
South Dakota 448 417 58 9,593 8,879 715 1,190 1,101 89
Tennessee 3,119 2,921 337 78,407 73,334 5,072 9,722 9,093 629
Texas 10,507 9,805 1,172 278,283 261,730 16,554 34,507 32,454 2,053
Utah 1,214 1,166 102 29,166 28,001 1,165 3,617 3,472 144
Vermont 378 352 47 9,445 8,803 642 1,171 1,092 80
Virginia 4,119 3,929 342 124,754 119,369 5,384 15,469 14,802 668
Washington 3,269 3,102 288 97,402 92,640 4,763 12,078 11,487 591
West Virginia 867 821 79 19,996 18,970 1,026 2,479 2,352 127
Wisconsin 3,199 3,058 262 87,078 83,447 3,631 10,798 10,347 450
Wyoming 296 278 34 7,045 6,595 450 874 818 56
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,157 1,095 70 19,269 18,002 1,267 2,389 2,232 157
Other and unknown e 1,986 1,980 8 44,879 44,770 109 5,565 5,551 14
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
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 $84,900 in 2002.
d. For 2002 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.
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 1937–2003
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 151,333 142,703 14,500 3,749,600 3,547,300 202,300 464,950 439,865 25,085
2000 e 153,691 145,046 14,725 4,008,400 3,798,900 209,500 497,042 471,064 25,978
2001 e 153,716 144,921 14,875 4,170,100 3,953,600 216,500 517,092 490,246 26,846
2002 f 153,837 144,897 15,150 4,243,164 4,015,000 228,164 526,152 497,860 28,292
2003 g 154,324 145,059 15,126 4,352,138 4,110,100 242,038 539,665 509,652 30,013
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
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.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B12 Number of workers with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2002
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 157,473 148,675 15,810 5,133,096 4,789,600 343,496 148,860 138,898 9,961
Alabama 2,270 2,150 215 60,929 56,992 3,937 1,767 1,653 114
Alaska 392 372 40 12,100 11,338 761 351 329 22
Arizona 2,675 2,546 236 80,116 75,333 4,783 2,323 2,185 139
Arkansas 1,391 1,305 151 33,388 31,249 2,139 968 906 62
California 17,397 16,100 2,138 652,233 594,587 57,646 18,915 17,243 1,672
Colorado 2,551 2,399 289 87,162 80,342 6,820 2,528 2,330 198
Connecticut 1,973 1,848 221 92,208 84,095 8,113 2,674 2,439 235
Delaware 484 467 32 15,885 15,041 844 461 436 24
District of Columbia 367 353 30 15,976 14,264 1,712 463 414 50
Florida 8,632 8,102 949 250,696 235,408 15,288 7,270 6,827 443
Georgia 4,557 4,318 440 145,907 137,406 8,500 4,231 3,985 247
Hawaii 695 659 66 21,057 19,862 1,195 611 576 35
Idaho 707 665 76 17,519 16,482 1,037 508 478 30
Illinois 6,761 6,416 643 238,344 223,706 14,638 6,912 6,487 424
Indiana 3,487 3,334 307 100,168 94,429 5,740 2,905 2,738 166
Iowa 1,697 1,591 196 44,589 41,674 2,915 1,293 1,209 85
Kansas 1,558 1,478 156 45,181 42,181 3,000 1,310 1,223 87
Kentucky 2,180 2,059 223 57,673 54,358 3,315 1,673 1,576 96
Louisiana 2,265 2,142 219 60,000 56,068 3,932 1,740 1,626 114
Maine 749 695 93 19,709 18,245 1,464 572 529 42
Maryland 3,152 3,008 283 120,985 113,608 7,377 3,509 3,295 214
Massachusetts 3,642 3,423 398 146,223 135,161 11,062 4,240 3,920 321
Michigan 5,530 5,287 468 178,486 170,116 8,369 5,176 4,933 243
Minnesota 3,017 2,857 318 100,595 95,187 5,408 2,917 2,760 157
Mississippi 1,388 1,309 138 32,772 30,308 2,464 950 879 71
Missouri 3,133 2,968 306 88,217 82,702 5,515 2,558 2,398 160
Montana 513 471 74 11,617 10,371 1,246 337 301 36
Nebraska 1,020 963 112 27,445 25,780 1,664 796 748 48
Nevada 1,160 1,111 90 34,906 32,936 1,970 1,012 955 57
New Hampshire 776 726 87 27,474 25,551 1,924 797 741 56
New Jersey 4,758 4,521 442 211,851 197,915 13,935 6,144 5,740 404
New Mexico 917 867 88 23,222 21,995 1,227 673 638 36
New York 9,918 9,296 1,097 402,200 370,593 31,606 11,664 10,747 917
North Carolina 4,481 4,233 440 130,663 122,173 8,491 3,789 3,543 246
North Dakota 370 342 50 8,731 8,051 681 253 233 20
Ohio 6,400 6,094 571 190,500 180,141 10,358 5,524 5,224 300
Oklahoma 1,831 1,717 198 45,671 43,098 2,573 1,324 1,250 75
Oregon 1,891 1,776 191 55,587 51,893 3,694 1,612 1,505 107
Pennsylvania 6,744 6,411 594 219,100 205,880 13,220 6,354 5,971 383
Rhode Island 617 588 59 19,932 18,693 1,239 578 542 36
South Carolina 2,156 2,051 187 58,282 55,009 3,273 1,690 1,595 95
South Dakota 452 421 59 10,370 9,494 875 301 275 25
Tennessee 3,143 2,944 350 91,549 83,921 7,628 2,655 2,434 221
Texas 11,016 10,337 1,210 341,833 318,151 23,682 9,913 9,226 687
Utah 1,225 1,177 106 32,470 30,904 1,566 942 896 45
Vermont 379 354 49 10,343 9,528 815 300 276 24
Virginia 4,161 3,971 359 147,086 138,160 8,927 4,266 4,007 259
Washington 3,301 3,134 298 113,483 107,205 6,278 3,291 3,109 182
West Virginia 875 829 80 21,948 20,343 1,606 637 590 47
Wisconsin 3,211 3,071 274 97,264 92,490 4,774 2,821 2,682 138
Wyoming 299 281 36 7,749 7,165 583 225 208 17
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,197 1,135 70 21,250 19,702 1,548 616 571 45
Other and unknown e 2,010 2,004 8 52,457 52,317 140 1,521 1,517 4
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
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 2002 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.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B13 Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, by sex and age, 2002
Sex Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70 or
older
Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings (in millions of dollars)
All workers 4,243,164 44,489 596,825 1,105,414 1,282,135 912,785 101,444 90,942 65,782 43,349
Men 2,590,702 23,693 338,511 683,953 787,628 560,308 65,018 58,811 43,813 28,966
Women 1,652,462 20,796 258,313 421,460 494,507 352,477 36,426 32,131 21,968 14,384
Percentage distribution, by age
All workers 100 1 14 26 30 22 2 2 2 1
Men 100 1 13 26 30 22 3 2 2 1
Women 100 1 16 26 30 21 2 2 1 1
Percentage distribution, by sex
All workers 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Men 61 53 57 62 61 61 64 65 67 67
Women 39 47 43 38 39 39 36 35 33 33
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.
Table 4.B14 Medicare (HI) taxable earnings, by sex and age, 2002
Sex Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70 or
older
Medicare (HI) taxable earnings (in millions of dollars)
All workers 5,133,096 45,090 626,103 1,275,732 1,607,889 1,187,778 128,514 120,688 84,427 56,875
Men 3,300,304 24,063 356,170 812,888 1,045,901 786,390 88,140 85,758 60,189 40,805
Women 1,832,792 21,027 269,933 462,844 561,988 401,388 40,374 34,930 24,238 16,070
Percentage distribution, by age
All workers 100 1 12 25 31 23 3 2 2 1
Men 100 1 11 25 32 24 3 3 2 1
Women 100 1 15 25 31 22 2 2 1 1
Percentage distribution, by sex
All workers 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Men 64 53 57 64 65 66 69 71 71 72
Women 36 47 43 36 35 34 31 29 29 28
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.