Annual Statistical Supplement, 2007

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 1937–2006
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 154,732 9,556 5,014 4,819,870 4,008,500 83.2 31,150 25,906 5,476
2001 155,416 9,213 4,425 4,919,536 4,167,900 84.7 31,654 26,818 5,883
2002 154,893 8,416 4,279 4,938,294 4,250,100 86.1 31,882 27,439 5,699
2003 e 154,954 8,517 4,195 5,072,430 4,356,500 85.9 32,735 28,115 5,372
2004 e 156,900 9,261 4,648 5,382,328 4,563,900 84.8 34,304 29,088 6,065
2005 f 159,132 9,679 5,001 5,670,851 4,767,780 84.1 35,636 29,961 5,280
2006 g 161,591 -- -- 6,034,715 5,046,482 83.6 37,346 31,230 5,662
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Economic Analysis; Bureau of Labor Statistics.
NOTE: -- = not available.
a. Relates to wage and salary workers from 1937 to 1950. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employment. See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
b. Excludes railroad account numbers. Since program began, 436.4 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. From 1937 to 2005, 327.6 million different persons reported with taxable earnings.
d. Total wages, including estimated amounts above taxable limit, from 1937 to 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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B2 Number with taxable earnings and amount of earnings, by type of earnings, 1951–2006
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 146,097 14,675 4,494,170 3,798,400 84.5 30,762 25,999 325,700 210,100 64.5 22,194 14,317
2001 146,596 14,930 4,586,990 3,950,100 86.1 31,290 26,945 332,546 217,800 65.5 22,274 14,588
2002  145,793 15,249 4,596,694 4,021,800 87.5 31,529 27,586 341,600 228,300 66.8 22,401 14,971
2003 e 145,563 15,937 4,714,130 4,117,900 87.4 32,385 28,289 358,300 238,600 66.6 22,482 14,971
2004 e 147,333 16,480 4,986,428 4,308,300 86.4 33,845 29,242 395,900 255,600 64.6 24,023 15,510
2005 f 149,532 16,447 5,249,096 4,498,943 85.7 35,103 30,087 421,755 268,837 63.7 25,643 16,346
2006 g 151,881 16,679 5,593,624 4,764,848 85.2 36,829 31,372 441,091 281,634 63.8 26,446 16,886
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Economic Analysis; Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B3 Number of workers and median annual earnings, by type of earnings and sex, selected years 1937–2005
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 154,732 81,654 73,078 146,097 76,033 70,064 14,675 9,277 5,398
2001 155,416 82,006 73,410 146,596 76,303 70,293 14,930 9,354 5,576
2002 154,893 81,568 73,325 145,793 75,711 70,082 15,249 9,442 5,807
2003 c 154,954 81,439 73,515 145,563 75,432 70,131 15,937 9,827 6,110
2004 c 156,900 82,295 74,605 147,333 76,245 71,088 16,480 10,026 6,454
2005 c 159,132 83,227 75,905 149,532 77,234 72,298 16,447 9,884 6,563
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 20,225 25,032 16,287 20,885 25,999 16,801 14,927 18,538 10,270
2001 20,905 25,643 17,037 21,629 26,647 17,595 15,010 18,681 10,470
2002 21,193 25,765 17,461 21,987 26,892 18,085 14,429 17,761 10,514
2003 c 21,610 26,176 17,848 22,473 27,363 18,499 14,474 17,956 10,670
2004 c 22,345 27,080 18,433 23,240 28,302 19,144 14,776 18,294 11,044
2005 c 22,933 27,852 18,852 23,819 29,057 19,585 15,026 18,867 11,322
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B4 Percentage of workers with earnings below annual maximum taxable, by sex, selected years 1937–2005
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 93.8 90.6 97.4 92.5 90.1 96.6 76,200
2001 94.1 91.0 97.5 93.0 90.8 96.8 80,400
2002 94.6 91.8 97.7 94.9 93.2 97.7 84,900
2003 b 94.5 91.8 97.5 95.0 93.4 97.6 87,000
2004 b 94.1 91.2 97.2 94.9 93.2 97.5 87,900
2005 b 93.9 91.0 97.1 94.9 93.2 97.5 90,000
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. From 1937 to 1950, relates to wage and salary workers. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employed workers.
b. Preliminary data.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B5 Number of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2005 (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 154,732 12,413 16,703 16,438 17,715 19,245 19,199 16,990 14,156 9,681 2,876 3,243 3,159 829 2,083
2001 155,416 11,753 16,981 16,081 17,688 18,783 19,336 17,449 14,571 10,288 2,989 3,331 3,230 828 2,107
2002 154,893 11,045 17,015 15,952 17,346 18,108 19,213 17,698 14,625 10,936 3,266 3,425 3,301 813 2,150
2003 b 154,954 10,511 17,066 15,941 16,980 17,568 19,111 17,919 14,869 11,413 3,514 3,567 3,435 827 2,233
2004 b 156,900 10,597 17,276 16,277 16,661 17,329 19,026 18,198 15,384 12,019 3,499 3,897 3,595 853 2,289
2005 b 159,133 10,929 17,518 16,762 16,232 17,348 18,732 18,461 15,892 12,616 3,418 4,190 3,759 906 2,368
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 81,654 6,323 8,544 8,573 9,492 10,285 10,102 8,838 7,365 5,184 1,588 1,796 1,805 488 1,271
2001 82,006 5,944 8,689 8,422 9,460 10,063 10,191 9,106 7,566 5,488 1,630 1,847 1,848 477 1,275
2002 81,568 5,562 8,691 8,297 9,282 9,713 10,113 9,241 7,575 5,799 1,768 1,884 1,883 461 1,299
2003 b 81,440 5,246 8,714 8,281 9,048 9,455 10,077 9,312 7,687 6,002 1,899 1,952 1,944 483 1,339
2004 b 82,295 5,253 8,831 8,444 8,850 9,296 10,042 9,453 7,947 6,278 1,885 2,113 2,030 496 1,374
2005 b 83,227 5,409 8,921 8,688 8,578 9,272 9,855 9,580 8,217 6,551 1,820 2,268 2,113 531 1,424
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 73,078 6,089 8,159 7,865 8,224 8,960 9,097 8,152 6,791 4,497 1,288 1,448 1,355 341 812
2001 73,410 5,809 8,293 7,658 8,228 8,721 9,144 8,344 7,005 4,800 1,358 1,484 1,383 351 833
2002 73,325 5,483 8,324 7,655 8,065 8,395 9,101 8,457 7,050 5,137 1,498 1,541 1,418 351 851
2003 b 73,515 5,266 8,352 7,660 7,932 8,113 9,034 8,606 7,183 5,410 1,615 1,615 1,491 344 894
2004 b 74,605 5,343 8,445 7,833 7,811 8,032 8,983 8,745 7,437 5,741 1,614 1,784 1,565 357 915
2005 b 75,906 5,520 8,596 8,074 7,654 8,076 8,877 8,881 7,675 6,066 1,598 1,922 1,647 375 944
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B6 Median earnings of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2005 (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 20,225 2,716 10,721 20,597 24,817 26,385 27,814 29,403 29,529 26,698 22,884 16,499 9,465 7,295 5,376
2001 20,905 2,718 10,703 20,981 25,601 27,228 28,544 30,128 30,414 27,685 23,679 17,736 10,556 7,861 5,743
2002 21,193 2,677 10,353 20,945 25,904 27,724 28,992 30,338 30,998 28,380 24,470 18,563 11,158 8,192 5,911
2003 b 21,610 2,632 10,314 21,043 26,466 28,333 29,495 30,916 31,563 29,150 25,452 19,322 11,863 8,687 5,975
2004 b 22,345 2,709 10,665 21,491 27,338 29,546 30,566 31,970 32,776 30,418 26,479 20,753 12,584 9,158 6,296
2005 b 22,933 2,742 10,903 21,946 27,900 30,535 31,391 32,678 33,724 31,510 27,790 21,943 13,320 9,550 6,587
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 25,032 2,804 12,191 23,403 29,404 32,354 35,218 36,932 37,917 34,717 28,850 21,076 10,487 7,903 5,791
2001 25,643 2,788 12,002 23,500 30,130 33,117 35,801 37,426 38,348 35,287 29,886 21,976 12,010 8,566 6,229
2002 25,765 2,748 11,560 23,238 30,420 33,658 35,994 37,574 38,285 35,806 30,715 22,844 12,611 8,834 6,418
2003 b 26,176 2,725 11,382 23,356 30,899 34,305 36,568 38,171 38,711 36,412 31,523 23,888 13,392 9,470 6,348
2004 b 27,080 2,793 11,836 23,830 32,027 35,798 37,928 39,648 40,206 37,904 32,896 25,960 14,490 9,911 6,636
2005 b 27,852 2,816 12,173 24,424 32,628 36,966 39,085 40,612 41,278 39,057 34,626 27,368 15,315 10,414 6,997
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 16,287 2,638 9,454 17,774 19,893 20,387 21,536 23,202 23,074 20,664 17,993 12,876 8,472 6,459 4,947
2001 17,037 2,649 9,536 18,341 20,736 21,114 22,222 24,035 24,149 21,797 18,733 14,055 9,214 7,117 5,200
2002 17,461 2,613 9,333 18,533 21,203 21,678 22,775 24,401 25,082 22,842 19,582 15,028 9,779 7,552 5,343
2003 b 17,848 2,552 9,365 18,675 21,754 22,321 23,197 24,939 25,813 23,508 20,495 15,540 10,414 7,921 5,476
2004 b 18,433 2,632 9,660 19,083 22,389 23,188 24,014 25,704 26,658 24,680 21,465 16,650 10,968 8,205 5,901
2005 b 18,852 2,675 9,828 19,426 22,878 23,955 24,586 26,062 27,461 25,633 22,396 17,482 11,506 8,574 6,202
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B7 Number of wage and salary workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2005 (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–
89,999
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 146,097 8,241 17,978 15,995 28,443 24,306 17,384 11,330 7,056 4,439 1,994 . . . 8,933
2001 146,596 8,137 17,563 15,596 27,746 23,983 17,661 11,776 7,462 4,730 3,151 177 8,614
2002 145,793 8,156 17,331 15,386 26,910 23,495 17,607 11,853 7,662 4,957 3,329 1,266 7,840
2003 a 145,563 8,135 16,977 15,209 26,306 23,053 17,593 12,035 7,820 5,191 3,479 1,829 7,937
2004 a 147,332 8,015 16,832 14,935 25,965 22,887 17,747 12,425 8,264 5,602 3,786 2,225 8,650
2005 a 149,533 8,013 16,870 14,875 25,745 22,906 17,972 12,763 8,604 5,859 3,998 2,892 9,035
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 76,033 3,858 7,822 6,788 12,241 11,958 9,755 7,070 4,734 3,170 1,474 . . . 7,163
2001 76,303 3,851 7,754 6,693 11,985 11,629 9,763 7,170 4,907 3,268 2,284 136 6,862
2002 75,711 3,932 7,695 6,664 11,693 11,258 9,612 7,065 4,925 3,341 2,372 937 6,217
2003 a 75,432 3,914 7,579 6,554 11,419 11,019 9,499 7,093 4,936 3,438 2,437 1,313 6,232
2004 a 76,244 3,833 7,457 6,480 11,250 10,831 9,455 7,242 5,137 3,679 2,600 1,570 6,709
2005 a 77,234 3,830 7,461 6,424 11,059 10,809 9,481 7,390 5,296 3,800 2,693 2,035 6,958
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 70,064 4,383 10,156 9,206 16,203 12,348 7,630 4,260 2,321 1,268 519 . . . 1,770
2001 70,293 4,286 9,809 8,903 15,761 12,354 7,898 4,606 2,555 1,462 867 41 1,752
2002 70,082 4,225 9,635 8,721 15,218 12,237 7,995 4,788 2,737 1,617 958 329 1,624
2003 a 70,131 4,221 9,398 8,655 14,887 12,034 8,093 4,943 2,884 1,753 1,042 516 1,705
2004 a 71,088 4,182 9,376 8,454 14,715 12,056 8,292 5,182 3,127 1,923 1,186 655 1,941
2005 a 72,299 4,183 9,409 8,451 14,686 12,098 8,491 5,373 3,308 2,059 1,305 858 2,077
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Preliminary data.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B8 Number of self-employed workers, by sex and age, selected years 1951–2005 (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 14,675 173 554 1,016 1,495 1,948 2,093 2,014 1,785 1,345 443 522 591 180 515
2001 14,930 173 598 1,036 1,526 1,907 2,113 2,042 1,825 1,421 457 526 610 178 519
2002 15,858 175 700 1,112 1,626 1,898 2,191 2,158 1,911 1,578 537 585 651 172 564
2003 a 15,938 177 703 1,117 1,634 1,908 2,202 2,169 1,920 1,586 540 588 654 173 566
2004 a 16,479 190 745 1,186 1,632 1,933 2,220 2,219 1,993 1,693 537 655 700 185 591
2005 a 16,445 207 781 1,208 1,570 1,897 2,135 2,186 2,002 1,722 518 685 736 196 602
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 9,277 106 328 604 913 1,193 1,310 1,268 1,128 856 294 348 415 130 383
2001 9,354 102 345 613 912 1,163 1,320 1,280 1,145 893 297 349 426 129 379
2002 9,778 109 395 636 955 1,147 1,333 1,331 1,187 983 338 380 445 124 415
2003 a 9,828 110 397 640 959 1,153 1,339 1,338 1,192 988 340 382 447 125 417
2004 a 10,026 112 406 672 935 1,147 1,321 1,360 1,228 1,048 340 420 477 129 431
2005 a 9,882 124 420 665 885 1,094 1,257 1,323 1,221 1,061 319 438 498 141 437
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 5,398 68 226 412 582 754 783 747 657 489 148 173 176 50 132
2001 5,576 71 253 423 614 744 793 762 680 528 160 177 184 49 139
2002 6,080 66 305 475 671 751 858 827 724 595 199 205 206 48 148
2003 a 6,110 67 307 478 675 755 863 831 728 598 200 206 207 49 149
2004 a 6,453 78 340 514 697 786 899 859 765 645 197 234 223 56 160
2005 a 6,563 83 360 544 684 804 878 863 781 662 199 247 238 55 165
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B9 Number of self-employed workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2005 (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–
89,999
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 14,675 502 2,474 2,618 3,019 1,730 1,189 811 560 399 269 . . . 1,104
2001 14,930 497 2,501 2,627 3,123 1,741 1,186 834 584 400 314 82 1,042
2002 15,249 509 2,591 2,710 3,305 1,777 1,202 850 601 426 305 197 776
2003 a 15,937 521 2,662 2,836 3,476 1,843 1,249 897 639 440 327 249 796
2004 a 16,479 535 2,700 2,877 3,619 1,899 1,272 945 670 472 349 301 839
2005 a 16,446 527 2,622 2,866 3,574 1,865 1,284 944 696 488 362 376 842
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 9,280 238 1,285 1,425 1,908 1,159 830 585 415 304 211 . . . 920
2001 9,354 236 1,283 1,428 1,934 1,159 812 596 423 305 247 66 865
2002 9,442 245 1,345 1,458 2,024 1,175 823 594 439 310 231 155 643
2003 a 9,827 252 1,386 1,517 2,092 1,220 848 635 460 324 248 194 651
2004 a 10,026 257 1,388 1,518 2,120 1,230 863 657 479 345 258 231 680
2005 a 9,883 255 1,338 1,486 2,035 1,188 857 653 490 352 267 287 676
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 5,395 265 1,189 1,192 1,111 570 359 226 145 95 58 . . . 184
2001 5,576 261 1,218 1,198 1,189 581 374 238 161 95 67 17 177
2002 5,807 264 1,246 1,252 1,281 602 379 256 162 116 74 42 133
2003 a 6,110 269 1,276 1,319 1,385 623 401 262 179 116 79 55 145
2004 a 6,453 278 1,312 1,359 1,499 669 409 288 191 126 91 70 159
2005 a 6,563 273 1,284 1,381 1,539 677 426 291 206 136 95 90 166
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
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, 2005
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 159,132 149,532 16,447 4,767,780 4,498,943 268,837 591,205 557,869 33,336
Alabama 2,359 2,230 230 62,145 58,969 3,176 7,706 7,312 394
Alaska 385 363 41 11,450 10,752 699 1,420 1,333 87
Arizona 2,943 2,792 272 87,752 83,145 4,607 10,881 10,310 571
Arkansas 1,482 1,391 158 35,651 33,594 2,056 4,421 4,166 255
California 17,053 15,605 2,224 557,295 513,491 43,804 69,105 63,673 5,432
Colorado 2,440 2,263 302 74,631 69,745 4,886 9,254 8,648 606
Connecticut 1,984 1,853 215 71,048 66,020 5,028 8,810 8,186 623
Delaware 515 493 38 16,233 15,659 574 2,013 1,942 71
District of Columbia 363 348 30 13,133 12,385 748 1,628 1,536 93
Florida 9,383 8,798 1,028 260,861 246,713 14,149 32,347 30,592 1,754
Georgia 4,669 4,399 473 137,049 130,198 6,851 16,994 16,145 850
Hawaii 727 685 70 22,264 21,095 1,169 2,761 2,616 145
Idaho 780 737 83 20,093 18,918 1,175 2,492 2,346 146
Illinois 6,625 6,237 681 206,964 196,305 10,658 25,664 24,342 1,322
Indiana 3,656 3,501 304 103,062 98,527 4,536 12,780 12,217 562
Iowa 1,751 1,642 196 47,212 44,335 2,876 5,854 5,498 357
Kansas 1,570 1,481 167 44,294 41,796 2,498 5,492 5,183 310
Kentucky 2,176 2,053 222 56,766 53,997 2,769 7,039 6,696 343
Louisiana 2,127 2,001 218 53,312 50,282 3,031 6,611 6,235 376
Maine 785 725 100 20,152 18,684 1,468 2,499 2,317 182
Maryland 3,209 3,049 299 114,479 109,414 5,066 14,195 13,567 628
Massachusetts 3,481 3,239 391 119,501 111,656 7,845 14,818 13,845 973
Michigan 5,462 5,207 481 165,852 159,088 6,764 20,566 19,727 839
Minnesota 3,136 2,968 314 99,223 94,296 4,928 12,304 11,693 611
Mississippi 1,410 1,331 137 34,304 32,424 1,880 4,254 4,021 233
Missouri 3,173 2,993 318 85,470 81,012 4,459 10,598 10,045 553
Montana 553 510 75 12,952 11,826 1,126 1,606 1,466 140
Nebraska 1,061 1,003 109 28,617 27,103 1,515 3,549 3,361 188
Nevada 1,223 1,169 99 34,942 33,140 1,802 4,333 4,109 223
New Hampshire 821 767 87 26,510 24,786 1,724 3,287 3,073 214
New Jersey 4,840 4,581 451 180,474 171,223 9,251 22,379 21,232 1,147
New Mexico 938 885 93 24,525 23,211 1,315 3,041 2,878 163
New York 10,170 9,503 1,108 338,391 320,092 18,298 41,960 39,691 2,269
North Carolina 4,688 4,419 464 132,887 125,696 7,190 16,478 15,586 892
North Dakota 397 373 46 10,191 9,494 697 1,264 1,177 86
Ohio 5,982 5,639 573 166,325 158,085 8,239 20,624 19,603 1,022
Oklahoma 1,870 1,752 203 47,470 44,836 2,634 5,886 5,560 327
Oregon 1,952 1,827 203 56,507 52,990 3,517 7,007 6,571 436
Pennsylvania 6,848 6,507 589 209,531 199,232 10,299 25,982 24,705 1,277
Rhode Island 629 597 60 19,771 18,801 971 2,452 2,331 120
South Carolina 2,254 2,142 199 60,217 57,410 2,806 7,467 7,119 348
South Dakota 490 458 61 11,685 10,811 875 1,449 1,341 108
Tennessee 3,237 3,020 370 88,522 82,079 6,443 10,977 10,178 799
Texas 10,971 10,201 1,319 316,792 296,582 20,210 39,282 36,776 2,506
Utah 1,287 1,234 111 34,540 33,111 1,429 4,283 4,106 177
Vermont 428 401 48 11,411 10,646 765 1,415 1,320 95
Virginia 4,317 4,106 387 142,997 136,147 6,850 17,732 16,882 849
Washington 3,414 3,231 316 112,064 106,309 5,755 13,896 13,182 714
West Virginia 901 855 80 23,232 22,087 1,145 2,881 2,739 142
Wisconsin 3,242 3,096 272 96,554 92,491 4,063 11,973 11,469 504
Wyoming 325 308 36 8,707 8,196 511 1,080 1,016 63
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,261 1,185 87 23,488 21,902 1,586 2,913 2,716 197
Other and unknown e 1,386 1,379 9 28,282 28,159 123 3,507 3,492 15
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 $90,000 in 2005.
d. For 2005 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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B11 Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions, by type of earnings, selected years 1937–2006
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 154,732 146,097 14,675 4,008,500 3,798,400 210,100 497,054 471,002 26,052
2001 155,416 146,596 14,930 4,167,900 3,950,100 217,800 516,820 489,812 27,007
2002 154,893 145,793 15,249 4,250,100 4,021,800 228,300 527,012 498,703 28,309
2003 e 154,954 145,563 15,937 4,356,500 4,117,900 238,600 540,206 510,620 29,586
2004 e 156,900 147,333 16,480 4,563,900 4,308,300 255,600 565,924 534,229 31,694
2005 f 159,132 149,532 16,447 4,767,780 4,498,943 268,837 591,205 557,869 33,336
2006 g 161,591 151,881 16,679 5,046,482 4,764,848 281,634 625,764 590,841 34,923
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Economic Analysis; Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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 Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
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, 2005
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 162,893 153,440 17,247 5,885,801 5,464,046 421,755 170,688 158,457 12,231
Alabama 2,371 2,242 239 70,161 65,275 4,886 2,035 1,893 142
Alaska 412 391 42 14,166 13,278 888 411 385 26
Arizona 2,953 2,802 287 101,580 94,369 7,211 2,946 2,737 209
Arkansas 1,488 1,396 163 38,770 36,206 2,564 1,124 1,050 74
California 17,942 16,529 2,334 764,636 695,561 69,075 22,174 20,171 2,003
Colorado 2,611 2,446 316 95,387 87,817 7,571 2,766 2,547 220
Connecticut 2,027 1,897 233 105,797 95,628 10,169 3,068 2,773 295
Delaware 517 495 40 18,388 17,471 918 533 507 27
District of Columbia 374 359 33 18,055 16,174 1,880 524 469 55
Florida 9,442 8,857 1,074 315,011 294,793 20,217 9,135 8,549 586
Georgia 4,776 4,509 496 167,716 157,612 10,104 4,864 4,571 293
Hawaii 746 706 73 25,563 23,997 1,566 741 696 45
Idaho 783 739 84 21,901 20,472 1,430 635 594 41
Illinois 6,880 6,504 721 268,329 250,492 17,837 7,782 7,264 517
Indiana 3,670 3,515 318 113,910 107,792 6,118 3,303 3,126 177
Iowa 1,756 1,646 202 51,131 47,763 3,369 1,483 1,385 98
Kansas 1,576 1,488 174 50,378 47,082 3,296 1,461 1,365 96
Kentucky 2,230 2,109 230 65,852 61,187 4,665 1,910 1,774 135
Louisiana 2,300 2,181 225 66,806 62,766 4,040 1,937 1,820 117
Maine 816 758 102 23,521 21,834 1,687 682 633 49
Maryland 3,281 3,122 321 141,268 132,593 8,675 4,097 3,845 252
Massachusetts 3,712 3,487 417 161,308 148,924 12,384 4,678 4,319 359
Michigan 5,482 5,227 506 188,184 178,621 9,562 5,457 5,180 277
Minnesota 3,147 2,979 331 113,193 107,033 6,160 3,283 3,104 179
Mississippi 1,416 1,337 141 37,070 34,670 2,400 1,075 1,005 70
Missouri 3,239 3,062 330 101,434 94,744 6,691 2,942 2,748 194
Montana 556 513 77 14,854 13,300 1,553 431 386 45
Nebraska 1,065 1,006 114 31,773 29,628 2,145 921 859 62
Nevada 1,296 1,245 104 44,107 41,342 2,764 1,279 1,199 80
New Hampshire 833 778 92 31,485 29,362 2,123 913 851 62
New Jersey 4,865 4,604 489 238,445 220,511 17,934 6,915 6,395 520
New Mexico 947 894 96 26,742 25,058 1,684 776 727 49
New York 10,191 9,521 1,173 456,632 412,623 44,009 13,242 11,966 1,276
North Carolina 4,699 4,429 484 150,719 140,661 10,058 4,371 4,079 292
North Dakota 399 375 47 11,047 10,192 855 320 296 25
Ohio 6,464 6,151 599 212,124 200,786 11,338 6,152 5,823 329
Oklahoma 1,886 1,768 210 52,210 49,082 3,128 1,514 1,423 91
Oregon 1,960 1,835 209 63,051 58,492 4,559 1,828 1,696 132
Pennsylvania 6,883 6,541 624 250,929 235,638 15,291 7,277 6,834 443
Rhode Island 638 606 65 23,127 21,746 1,381 671 631 40
South Carolina 2,258 2,146 207 66,646 62,677 3,970 1,933 1,818 115
South Dakota 493 460 62 12,809 11,730 1,079 371 340 31
Tennessee 3,253 3,035 384 105,289 94,496 10,793 3,053 2,740 313
Texas 11,545 10,797 1,371 402,278 372,975 29,303 11,666 10,816 850
Utah 1,296 1,243 117 39,946 37,499 2,447 1,158 1,087 71
Vermont 429 402 49 12,595 11,641 954 365 338 28
Virginia 4,366 4,155 410 170,795 159,670 11,124 4,953 4,630 323
Washington 3,439 3,256 333 128,404 120,058 8,346 3,724 3,482 242
West Virginia 906 861 82 25,352 23,717 1,635 735 688 47
Wisconsin 3,250 3,103 285 107,199 102,134 5,065 3,109 2,962 147
Wyoming 327 309 38 9,739 8,979 760 282 260 22
Outlying area
Puerto Rico 1,299 1,223 88 25,950 24,027 1,922 753 697 56
Other and unknown e 1,406 1,399 9 32,042 31,870 172 929 924 5
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 2005 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.
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Table 4.B13 Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, by sex and age, 2005
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 4,767,780 46,768 664,364 1,155,399 1,413,220 1,105,415 118,807 127,720 86,540 49,501
Men 2,879,876 24,756 374,806 706,420 862,469 665,240 74,234 81,378 56,879 33,667
Women 1,887,904 22,012 289,557 448,979 550,751 440,175 44,573 46,342 29,661 15,834
Percentage distribution, by age
All workers 100 1 14 24 30 23 2 3 2 1
Men 100 1 13 25 30 23 3 3 2 1
Women 100 1 15 24 29 23 2 2 2 1
Percentage distribution, by sex
All workers 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Men 60 53 56 61 61 60 62 64 66 68
Women 40 47 44 39 39 40 38 36 34 32
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Greg Dietz (410) 965-0153 or Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.
Table 4.B14 Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, by sex and age, 2005
Sex Total,
all ages
Under 20 20–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–61 62–64 65–69 70 or older
Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings (in millions of dollars)
All workers 5,885,801 46,548 689,170 1,337,261 1,791,936 1,494,130 163,982 175,462 117,180 70,053
Men 3,777,290 24,613 390,196 843,660 1,159,865 984,121 114,211 123,919 84,383 52,284
Women 2,108,511 21,935 298,974 493,601 632,071 510,009 49,771 51,543 32,797 17,769
Percentage distribution, by age
All workers 100 1 12 23 30 25 3 3 2 1
Men 100 1 10 22 31 26 3 3 2 1
Women 100 1 14 23 30 24 2 2 2 1
Percentage distribution, by sex
All workers 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Men 64 53 57 63 65 66 70 71 72 75
Women 36 47 43 37 35 34 30 29 28 25
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or Fred Galeas (410) 965-5507.