4.

B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B1.—Workers, earnings, and Social Security numbers issued, 1937–99
[Worker estimates based on 1-percent sample]
Workers reported with taxable earnings 1
(in thousands)

Earnings

Total

With
maximum
earnings

New
entrants
into
covered
employment 3

Total in
covered
employment 4
(in millions)

Amount
(in millions)

Percent
of total

Total
earnings 4

Reported
taxable

Social
Security
numbers
issued 2
(in thousands)

1937.........................
1940.........................
1945.........................

32,900
35,390
46,390

1,031
1,196
6,361

32,900
4,430
3,480

$32,200
35,700
71,600

$29,620
32,970
62,950

92.0
92.4
87.9

$979
1,009
1,543

$900
932
1,357

37,139
5,227
3,321

1950.........................
1951.........................
1952.........................
1953.........................
1954.........................

48,280
58,120
59,580
60,840
59,610

13,936
14,270
16,606
19,013
18,866

2,520
6,000
3,500
3,090
2,360

109,800
148,900
159,900
173,000
171,900

87,500
120,770
128,640
135,870
133,520

79.7
81.1
80.5
78.5
77.7

2,274
2,562
2,684
2,844
2,884

1,812
2,078
2,159
2,233
2,240

2,891
4,927
4,363
3,464
2,743

1955.........................
1956.........................
1957.........................
1958.........................
1959.........................

65,200
67,610
70,590
69,770
71,700

16,704
19,236
21,095
21,328
19,112

4,760
3,660
3,380
2,450
3,180

196,100
216,800
233,900
236,500
255,000

157,540
170,720
181,380
180,720
202,310

80.3
78.8
77.5
76.4
79.3

3,008
3,207
3,314
3,390
3,556

2,416
2,525
2,569
2,590
2,822

4,323
4,376
3,639
2,290
3,388

1960.........................
1961.........................
1962.........................
1963.........................
1964.........................

72,530
72,820
74,280
75,540
77,430

20,310
21,265
23,154
24,570
26,717

3,130
2,990
3,360
3,520
3,890

265,200
270,700
289,000
302,300
324,500

207,000
209,640
219,050
225,550
236,390

78.1
77.4
75.8
74.6
72.8

3,656
3,717
3,891
4,002
4,191

2,854
2,879
2,949
2,986
3,053

3,415
3,370
4,519
8,617
5,623

1965.........................
1966.........................
1967.........................
1968.........................
1969.........................

80,680
84,600
87,040
89,380
92,060

29,136
20,498
22,948
19,120
22,577

4,620
5,080
4,530
4,830
5,160

351,700
390,700
422,300
460,000
502,800

250,730
312,540
329,960
375,840
402,550

71.3
80.0
78.1
81.7
80.1

4,359
4,618
4,852
5,147
5,462

3,108
3,694
3,791
4,205
4,373

6,131
6,506
5,920
5,862
6,289

1970.........................
1971.........................
1972.........................
1973.........................
1974.........................

93,090
93,340
96,240
99,830
101,330

24,224
26,404
24,074
20,250
15,310

4,440
4,470
5,150
5,670
4,940

531,600
559,700
617,900
686,700
746,700

415,600
426,960
484,110
561,850
636,760

78.2
76.3
78.3
81.8
85.3

5,711
5,996
6,420
6,879
7,369

4,464
4,574
5,030
5,628
6,284

6,132
6,401
9,564
10,038
7,998

1975.........................
1976.........................
1977.........................
1978.........................
1979.........................

100,200
102,600
105,800
110,600
112,700

15,070
15,330
15,700
17,050
11,236

4,120
4,700
5,070
5,460
4,883

787,600
874,700
960,100
1,092,600
1,222,200

664,660
737,700
816,550
915,600
1,067,000

84.4
84.3
85.0
83.8
87.3

7,860
8,525
9,075
9,879
10,845

6,633
7,190
7,718
8,278
9,468

8,164
9,043
7,724
5,260
5,213

1980.........................
1981.........................
1982.........................
1983.........................
1984.........................

113,000
113,000
111,800
112,100
116,300

9,903
8,594
7,929
7,044
7,421

4,243
4,090
3,408
3,914
4,743

1,328,800
1,450,900
1,516,600
1,615,200
1,800,800

1,180,700
1,294,100
1,365,300
1,454,100
1,608,800

88.9
89.2
90.0
90.0
89.3

11,759
12,840
13,565
14,409
15,484

10,449
11,452
12,212
12,971
13,833

5,984
5,581
5,362
6,699
5,980

1985.........................
1986.........................
1987.........................
1988.........................
1989.........................

119,800
122,900
125,600
129,600
131,700

7,766
7,624
7,735
8,483
8,110

4,756
4,641
4,956
5,489
4,856

1,936,800
2,081,800
2,237,000
2,432,800
2,578,700

1,722,600
1,844,400
1,960,000
2,088,400
2,239,500

88.9
88.6
87.6
85.8
86.8

16,167
16,939
17,811
18,772
19,580

14,379
15,007
15,605
16,114
17,005

5,720
5,711
11,621
11,370
8,049

1990.........................
1991.........................
1992.........................
1993.........................
1994.........................

133,600
133,000
134,000
136,100
138,200

7,575
7,483
7,667
7,617
7,518

4,012
3,541
3,918
4,204
4,591

2,703,800
2,760,500
2,917,800
3,022,900
3,197,000

2,358,000
2,422,500
2,532,900
2,636,100
2,785,200

87.2
87.8
86.8
87.2
87.1

20,238
20,756
21,775
22,211
23,133

17,650
18,214
18,902
19,369
20,153

9,054
7,509
6,819
5,893
5,816

1995 5.......................
1996 5 ......................
1997 5 ......................
1998 6.......................
1999 8.......................

141,100
143,500
146,700
149,500
151,800

8,196
8,696
9,048

4,623
4,612
4,698

(7)

(7)
(7)

3,397,800
3,596,900
3,875,900
4,163,700
4,462,300

2,919,400
3,076,500
3,287,400
3,517,000
3,765,000

85.9
85.5
84.8
84.5
84.4

24,081
25,066
26,421
27,851
29,396

20,690
21,439
22,409
23,525
24,802

5,465
5,533
5,413
5,288
5,306

Year

7(7)

Reported taxable 1

1
Relates to wage and salary workers for 1937–50. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employment.
2 Excludes railroad account numbers. Since program began, 397 million Social Security numbers

Average per worker

See table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
have been issued. (Some individuals have been issued more than

one number.)
3
Workers reported with first taxable earnings under program in specified year. During 1937–97, 290.2 million different persons reported with taxable earnings.
4 Total wages, including estimated amounts above taxable limit, for 1937–50. Beginning in 1951, also includes reported total net earnings of self-employed persons.
5 Preliminary data.
6
Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment and total covered earnings are preliminary estimates based on data from
Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.
7 Data not available.
8
Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.

CONTACT: Greg Diez/Wayne Long (410) 965-0153/0152 for further information.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B2.—Number and amount of earnings for wage and salary and self-employed workers, 1951–99
[Worker estimates based on 1-percent sample. See table 4.B1 for wage and salary data before 1951]
Earnings
Wage and salary

Workers reported with
taxable earnings 1
(in thousands)

Year

Wage and
salary
Selfemployment employment

Reported taxable

Self-employment
Average per worker

Total in
covered
employment 2
(in millions)

Amount 4
(in millions)

Percent
of total
wages

Total
wages 2

Reported
taxable 4

Total in
covered
employment 3
(in millions)

Average per selfemployed person

Reported taxable

Percent of
total selfTotal
Amount 4
(in millions) employment earnings 3

Reported
taxable 4

1951.........
1952.........
1953.........
1954.........

54,630
56,060
57,220
55,940

4,190
4,240
4,340
4,350

$132,500
143,500
156,000
155,100

$111,250
118,880
125,840
123,410

84.0
82.8
80.7
79.6

$2,425
2,560
2,726
2,773

$2,036
2,121
2,199
2,206

$16,400
16,400
17,000
16,800

$9,520
9,760
10,030
10,110

58.0
59.5
59.0
60.2

$3,914
3,868
3,917
3,862

$2,272
2,302
2,311
2,324

1955.........
1956.........
1957.........
1958.........
1959.........

59,560
61,560
64,730
64,040
66,000

6,810
7,390
7,150
7,130
7,060

171,600
188,500
205,500
208,000
225,100

141,810
153,010
163,990
163,140
183,620

82.6
81.2
79.8
78.4
81.6

2,881
3,062
3,175
3,248
3,411

2,381
2,486
2,533
2,547
2,782

24,500
28,300
28,400
28,500
29,900

15,730
17,710
17,390
17,580
18,690

64.2
62.6
61.2
61.7
62.5

3,598
3,829
3,972
3,997
4,235

2,310
2,396
2,432
2,466
2,647

1960.........
1961.........
1962.........
1963.........
1964.........

66,980
67,360
68,890
70,310
72,230

6,870
6,790
6,720
6,590
6,480

236,000
240,700
257,700
270,600
290,900

188,580
190,850
200,130
206,840
217,430

79.9
79.3
77.7
76.4
74.7

3,523
3,573
3,741
3,849
4,027

2,815
2,833
2,905
2,942
3,010

29,200
30,000
31,300
31,700
33,600

18,420
18,790
18,920
18,710
18,960

63.1
62.6
60.4
59.0
56.4

4,250
4,418
4,658
4,810
5,185

2,681
2,767
2,815
2,839
2,926

1965.........
1966.........
1967.........
1968.........
1969.........

75,430
79,460
82,020
84,470
87,200

6,550
6,630
6,470
6,570
6,350

311,400
346,700
377,500
413,600
455,700

230,830
287,860
305,670
348,500
375,010

74.1
83.0
81.0
84.3
82.3

4,128
4,363
4,603
4,896
5,226

3,060
3,623
3,727
4,126
4,301

40,300
44,000
44,800
46,400
47,100

19,900
24,680
24,290
27,340
27,540

49.4
56.1
54.2
58.9
58.5

6,153
6,637
6,924
7,062
7,417

3,038
3,722
3,754
4,161
4,337

1970.........
1971.........
1972.........
1973.........
1974.........

88,180
88,460
91,220
94,610
96,190

6,270
6,290
6,600
7,100
7,040

483,600
509,000
563,300
624,400
681,600

388,680
399,550
452,050
523,450
594,400

80.4
78.5
80.3
83.8
87.2

5,484
5,754
6,175
6,600
7,086

4,408
4,517
4,956
5,533
6,179

48,000
50,700
54,600
62,300
65,200

26,920
27,410
32,060
38,400
42,360

56.1
54.1
58.7
61.6
65.0

7,656
8,060
8,273
8,775
9,261

4,293
4,358
4,858
5,408
6,017

1975.........
1976.........
1977.........
1978.........
1979.........

94,900
97,230
100,450
104,810
106,900

7,000
7,400
7,480
8,040
8,200

717,200
797,200
879,500
998,900
1,122,000

621,100
689,200
763,600
856,100
997,500

86.6
86.4
86.8
85.7
88.9

7,557
8,199
8,935
9,531
10,496

6,545
7,088
7,602
8,168
9,331

70,400
76,800
80,600
93,700
100,200

43,560
48,500
52,950
59,500
69,500

61.9
63.2
65.7
63.5
69.4

10,057
10,378
10,775
11,654
12,220

6,223
6,554
7,079
7,400
8,476

1980.........
1981.........
1982.........
1983.........
1984.........

107,200
107,300
105,800
105,900
109,900

8,200
8,250
8,550
9,200
9,900

1,231,000
1,352,000
1,418,000
1,502,000
1,671,500

1,109,000
1,220,000
1,290,000
1,369,000
1,515,000

90.1
90.2
91.0
91.1
90.6

11,483
12,600
13,403
14,183
15,209

10,345
11,370
12,193
12,927
13,785

97,800
98,900
98,600
113,200
129,300

71,700
74,100
75,300
85,100
93,800

73.3
74.9
76.4
75.2
72.5

11,927
11,988
11,532
12,304
13,061

8,744
8,982
8,807
9,250
9,475

1985.........
1986.........
1987.........
1988.........
1989.........

113,100
115,900
118,200
122,100
123,900

10,600
11,200
12,000
12,400
12,900

1,794,500
1,921,000
2,057,100
2,224,700
2,367,800

1,621,000
1,730,800
1,835,100
1,952,000
2,096,000

90.3
90.1
89.2
87.7
88.5

15,866
16,575
17,404
18,220
19,111

14,332
14,934
15,525
15,987
16,917

142,300
160,800
179,900
208,100
210,900

101,600
113,600
124,900
136,400
143,500

71.4
70.6
69.4
65.5
68.0

13,425
14,357
14,992
16,782
16,349

9,585
10,143
10,408
11,000
11,124

1990.........
1991.........
1992.........
1993.........
1994.........

126,100
125,200
126,000
128,100
130,100

12,500
12,800
13,100
13,200
13,300

2,510,000
2,565,000
2,711,000
2,808,900
2,964,100

2,222,000
2,283,000
2,386,000
2,483,400
2,624,500

88.5
89.0
88.0
88.4
88.5

19,905
20,487
21,516
21,927
22,783

17,621
18,235
18,937
19,386
20,173

193,800
195,500
206,800
214,000
232,900

136,000
139,500
146,600
152,700
160,700

70.2
71.4
71.0
71.4
69.0

15,504
15,273
15,786
16,212
17,511

10,880
10,898
11,214
11,568
12,083

1995 5 ......
1996 5 ......
1997 5 ......
1998 6 ......
1999 7 ......

132,800
135,100
138,100
140,700
143,200

13,600
13,900
14,300
14,600
14,500

3,155,100
3,340,200
3,603,500
3,873,200
4,145,400

2,754,300
2,904,500
3,106,900
3,324,600
3,557,000

87.3
87.0
86.2
85.8
85.8

23,758
24,724
26,093
27,528
28,948

20,740
21,499
22,497
23,629
24,839

242,700
256,700
272,400
290,500
316,900

165,100
172,000
180,500
192,400
208,000

68.0
67.0
66.3
66.2
65.6

17,846
18,468
19,049
19,897
21,855

12,140
12,374
12,622
13,178
14,345

1
Represents total number in specified type of employment. Persons with both types of covered employment during the year are included in each type.
2
Total wages, including estimated amounts above the taxable limit.
3 Reported self-employment net earnings.
4
See table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
5
Preliminary data.
6 Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment and total covered earnings are preliminary estimates based on

data from

Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.
7
Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.

CONTACT: Greg Diez/Wayne Long (410) 965-0153/0152 for further information.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B3.—Number of workers and median annual earnings, by type of worker and sex, 1937–97
[Based on 1-percent sample]
All workers
Total

Men

Women

Total

1937............................................
1940............................................
1945............................................
1950............................................
1955............................................
1960............................................
1965............................................
1970............................................

32,900
35,390
46,390
48,280
65,200
72,530
80,680
93,090

23,810
25,570
28,820
32,620
43,140
47,900
51,990
57,330

9,090
9,820
17,570
15,660
22,060
24,630
28,690
35,760

32,900
35,390
46,390
48,280
59,560
66,980
75,430
88,180

1975............................................
1976............................................
1977............................................
1978............................................
1979............................................

100,200
102,600
105,800
110,600
112,700

59,520
60,340
61,620
63,960
64,529

40,680
42,260
44,180
46,640
48,171

1980............................................
1981............................................
1982............................................
1983............................................
1984............................................

113,000
113,000
111,800
112,100
116,300

64,288
63,984
63,089
62,881
64,700

1985............................................
1986............................................
1987............................................
1988............................................
1989............................................

119,800
122,900
125,600
129,600
131,700

1990............................................
1991............................................
1992............................................
1993............................................
1994............................................
1995 2 .........................................
1996 2 .........................................
1997 2 .........................................

Year

All self-employed workers 1

All wage and salary workers
Men

Women

Total

Men

Women

23,810
25,570
28,820
32,620
38,240
43,100
47,500
53,180

9,090
9,820
17,570
15,660
21,320
23,880
27,930
35,000

...
...
...
...
6,810
6,870
6,550
6,270

...
...
...
...
5,980
5,990
5,640
5,370

...
...
...
...
830
880
910
900

94,900
97,230
100,450
104,810
106,900

55,140
55,985
57,330
59,360
59,927

39,760
41,245
43,120
45,450
46,973

7,000
7,400
7,480
8,040
8,200

5,790
6,040
6,020
6,400
6,500

1,210
1,360
1,460
1,640
1,700

48,712
49,016
48,711
49,219
51,600

107,200
107,300
105,800
105,900
109,900

59,751
59,562
58,557
58,248
60,009

47,449
47,738
47,243
47,652
49,891

8,200
8,250
8,550
9,200
9,900

6,407
6,361
6,443
6,823
7,196

1,793
1,889
2,107
2,377
2,704

66,113
67,412
68,591
70,596
71,517

53,687
55,488
57,009
59,004
60,183

113,100
115,900
118,200
122,100
123,900

61,285
62,398
63,306
65,270
66,105

51,815
53,502
54,894
56,830
57,795

10,600
11,200
12,000
12,400
12,900

7,623
7,932
8,450
8,630
8,842

2,977
3,268
3,550
3,770
4,058

133,600
133,000
134,000
136,100
138,200

72,291
71,787
72,016
73,154
73,989

61,309
61,213
61,984
62,946
64,211

126,100
125,200
126,000
128,100
130,100

67,064
66,406
66,543
67,673
68,481

59,036
58,794
59,457
60,427
61,619

12,500
12,800
13,100
13,200
13,300

8,526
8,669
8,797
8,840
8,840

3,974
4,131
4,303
4,360
4,460

141,100
143,500
146,700

75,501
76,558
78,142

65,599
66,942
68,558

132,800
135,100
138,100

69,911
70,948
72,476

62,889
64,152
65,624

13,600
13,900
14,300

8,963
9,067
9,238

4,637
4,833
5,062

Number (in thousands)

Median earnings 3
1937............................................
1940............................................
1945............................................
1950............................................
1955............................................
1960............................................
1965............................................
1970............................................

$761
746
1,159
1,926
2,438
2,894
3,414
4,375

$945
935
1,654
2,532
3,315
3,879
4,685
6,180

$484
472
770
1,124
1,351
1,679
1,984
2,735

$761
746
1,159
1,926
2,383
2,833
3,319
4,317

$945
935
1,654
2,532
3,348
3,875
4,630
6,173

$484
472
770
1,124
1,338
1,676
1,979
2,770

...
...
...
...
$2,397
2,903
3,858
5,104

...
...
...
...
$2,550
3,129
4,242
5,683

...
...
...
...
$1,552
1,695
1,898
2,360

1975............................................
1976............................................
1977............................................
1978............................................
1979............................................

5,803
6,235
6,630
7,204
7,930

8,250
8,883
9,489
10,279
11,258

3,730
4,063
4,358
4,856
5,433

5,790
6,198
6,627
7,204
7,952

8,315
8,893
9,576
10,359
11,405

3,794
4,114
4,411
4,913
5,508

6,700
7,135
7,545
8,178
8,789

7,846
8,398
8,956
9,829
10,554

3,113
3,083
3,351
3,618
4,020

1980............................................
1981............................................
1982............................................
1983............................................
1984............................................

8,549
9,361
9,924
10,322
10,757

11,963
12,941
13,318
13,687
14,360

6,012
6,690
7,232
7,618
7,878

8,612
9,476
10,109
10,527
11,094

12,166
13,255
13,726
14,130
15,062

6,106
6,807
7,390
7,809
8,088

8,699
8,655
8,175
8,669
9,302

10,572
10,512
10,139
10,686
11,684

4,133
4,330
4,333
4,722
5,113

1985............................................
1986............................................
1987............................................
1988............................................
1989............................................

11,265
11,831
12,327
12,825
13,314

14,959
15,579
16,073
16,613
17,014

8,293
8,796
9,261
9,753
10,265

11,638
12,064
12,576
13,086
13,762

15,706
16,025
16,559
17,055
17,800

8,525
9,019
9,500
9,992
10,577

9,877
10,424
10,886
11,478
11,602

12,301
12,908
13,401
14,090
14,538

5,529
6,152
6,573
7,036
7,010

1990............................................
1991............................................
1992............................................
1993............................................
1994............................................

13,898
14,278
14,739
15,000
15,560

17,582
17,765
18,208
18,430
19,249

10,837
11,369
11,842
12,093
12,422

14,432
14,859
15,386
15,665
16,010

18,483
18,730
19,292
19,516
19,969

11,199
11,767
12,268
12,546
12,807

11,220
11,125
11,392
11,595
12,051

14,097
13,703
13,966
14,128
14,737

6,898
7,186
7,452
7,720
8,002

1995 2 .........................................
1996 2 .........................................
1997 2 .........................................

16,096
16,694
17,469

19,888
20,680
21,615

12,892
13,370
14,012

16,604
17,225
18,013

20,653
21,457
22,440

13,289
13,789
14,438

12,120
12,329
12,775

14,844
15,141
15,818

8,268
8,543
8,823

1
Not covered before
2 Preliminary data.
3

1951.

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.

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Table 4.B4.—Percent of all workers and self-employed workers with total annual earnings below annual maximum
taxable, by sex, 1937–97
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Annual
maximum
taxable
earnings

Total

Men

Women

Total

Men

Women

1937........................................................
1940........................................................
1945........................................................

$3,000
3,000
3,000

96.9
96.6
86.3

95.8
95.4
78.6

99.7
99.7
98.9

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

1950........................................................
1951........................................................
1952........................................................
1953........................................................
1954........................................................

3,000
3,600
3,600
3,600
3,600

71.1
75.5
72.1
68.8
68.4

59.9
64.6
60.0
55.5
55.4

94.6
96.7
95.4
93.8
93.0

...
65.4
64.1
62.9
62.6

...
62.6
61.2
59.5
58.8

...
83.3
83.5
83.1
82.8

1955........................................................
1956........................................................
1957........................................................
1958........................................................
1959........................................................

4,200
4,200
4,200
4,200
4,800

74.4
71.6
70.1
69.4
73.3

63.4
59.7
58.7
58.4
62.7

95.9
94.5
93.1
91.8
94.3

74.0
71.2
69.6
68.8
72.0

72.3
69.1
67.2
66.3
69.6

86.3
86.0
85.5
85.7
88.0

1960........................................................
1961........................................................
1962........................................................
1963........................................................
1964........................................................

4,800
4,800
4,800
4,800
4,800

72.0
70.8
68.8
67.5
65.5

60.9
59.6
57.1
55.5
53.1

93.5
92.4
91.1
90.0
88.5

71.6
70.3
67.9
66.3
63.8

69.2
67.8
65.3
63.4
60.5

87.7
86.9
85.3
85.3
84.4

1965........................................................
1966........................................................
1967........................................................
1968........................................................
1969........................................................

4,800
6,600
6,600
7,800
7,800

63.9
75.8
73.6
78.6
75.5

51.0
64.4
61.5
68.0
62.8

87.3
95.6
94.2
96.3
96.0

59.5
68.3
66.7
70.3
68.3

55.8
65.0
63.2
67.2
65.0

82.5
88.4
87.5
89.7
89.1

1970........................................................
1971........................................................
1972........................................................
1973........................................................
1974........................................................

7,800
7,800
9,000
10,800
13,200

74.0
71.7
75.0
79.7
84.9

61.8
59.1
62.9
68.9
76.2

93.5
91.7
93.9
96.2
97.8

67.8
66.7
68.8
71.1
75.7

64.3
63.3
65.0
67.4
72.1

88.3
86.2
89.7
91.0
94.0

1975........................................................
1976........................................................
1977........................................................
1978........................................................
1979........................................................

14,100
15,300
16,500
17,700
22,900

84.9
85.1
85.2
84.6
90.0

76.4
76.3
76.3
75.4
83.6

97.5
97.5
97.5
97.1
98.6

77.8
78.6
79.3
79.3
84.3

74.4
75.1
75.8
75.6
81.3

93.9
94.3
94.1
94.0
95.9

1980........................................................
1981........................................................
1982........................................................
1983........................................................
1984........................................................

25,900
29,700
32,400
35,700
37,800

91.2
92.4
92.9
93.7
93.6

85.5
87.4
88.3
89.6
89.4

98.8
99.0
98.9
99.0
98.9

86.9
89.4
91.0
92.0
91.8

84.2
87.1
88.8
90.0
89.7

96.6
97.2
97.7
97.7
97.6

1985........................................................
1986........................................................
1987........................................................
1988........................................................
1989........................................................

39,600
42,000
43,800
45,000
48,000

93.5
93.8
93.9
93.5
93.8

89.3
89.7
89.9
89.4
90.1

98.8
98.7
98.6
98.3
98.3

92.0
92.3
92.5
91.7
92.4

89.8
90.2
90.4
89.4
90.1

97.5
97.5
97.5
97.1
97.3

1990........................................................
1991........................................................
1992........................................................
1993........................................................
1994........................................................

51,300
53,400
55,500
57,600
60,600

94.3
94.4
94.3
94.4
94.6

90.9
91.1
91.0
91.3
91.4

98.4
98.3
98.1
98.1
98.1

93.3
93.6
93.6
93.7
93.9

91.3
91.6
91.7
91.9
92.0

97.7
97.7
97.6
97.4
97.5

1995 2 .....................................................
1996 2 .....................................................
1997 2 .....................................................

61,200
62,700
65,400

94.2
93.9
93.7

90.9
90.5
90.3

97.9
97.7
97.6

93.9
93.8
93.9

92.0
91.9
92.0

97.5
97.4
97.3

Year

All workers 1

All self-employed workers

1 For
2

1937–50, relates to wage and salary workers. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employed workers.
Preliminary data.

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Table 4.B5.—Number of all workers, by age and sex, 1937–97
[In thousands. Based on 1-percent sample. Age refers to age attained during year]

Total

Under
20

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

32,900
35,390
46,390
48,280
65,200

3,277
2,963
6,313
4,469
5,410

6,302
6,481
5,908
7,057
7,065

5,480
5,794
5,571
6,732
7,499

4,413
4,904
5,495
5,991
7,801

3,688
3,930
5,288
5,609
7,458

3,055
3,342
4,623
5,016
7,222

1960.................... 72,530
1965.................... 80,680
1970.................... 93,090
1975.................... 100,200
1980.................... 113,000
1985.................... 119,800

6,328
8,556
10,790
11,939
12,372
10,685

8,749
11,066
14,945
16,419
18,403
17,727

7,461
8,261
10,587
13,852
16,464
18,012

7,812
7,488
8,492
10,304
14,184
16,193

8,301
8,120
8,028
8,644
10,982
14,276

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

133,600
133,000
134,000
136,100
138,200

10,907
9,751
9,693
9,910
10,392

16,760
16,398
16,112
15,991
15,719

18,701
18,048
17,470
17,100
16,869

18,696
18,721
18,739
18,817
18,783

1995 2 ................. 141,100
1996 2 ................. 143,500
1997 2 ................. 146,700

10,845
11,174
11,464

15,480
15,274
15,598

17,094
17,192
17,252

18,702
18,400
18,097

Year

45–49

70–71

72 or
older

97
451
975
979
2,091

...
106
214
210
537

...
152
333
306
734

2,102
2,272
2,692
2,543
2,632
2,726

1,989
2,027
2,362
2,139
2,292
2,206

419
424
475
444
491
489

912
943
1,003
951
1,046
1,097

2,454
2,424
2,378
2,360
2,371

2,854
2,831
2,833
2,827
2,811

2,687
2,648
2,710
2,782
2,825

605
647
669
683
707

1,362
1,380
1,489
1,647
1,743

7,664
7,924
8,439

2,440
2,526
2,572

2,786
2,813
2,919

2,838
2,867
2,922

700
699
735

1,709
1,779
1,884

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

2,580
2,706
4,061
4,076
6,507

1,918
2,147
3,275
3,375
5,299

1,308
1,488
2,577
2,597
4,261

384
437
831
811
1,423

398
494
926
1,052
1,893

7,938
8,550
8,539
7,997
9,003
10,961

7,432
7,936
8,647
8,157
7,961
8,713

6,448
7,163
7,700
7,896
7,768
7,435

4,996
5,931
6,594
6,626
7,076
6,870

1,643
1,943
2,236
2,289
2,326
2,410

17,008
17,353
17,648
18,020
18,275

14,984
15,342
15,454
15,835
16,323

11,119
11,752
12,526
13,109
13,816

8,533
8,756
9,260
9,777
10,149

6,928
6,950
7,020
7,243
7,417

18,765
19,030
19,331

16,927
17,493
18,015

14,635
15,123
15,415

10,515
11,207
12,056

65–69

Total
1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

1

Men
1

1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

23,810
25,570
28,820
32,620
43,140

2,020
1,821
3,343
2,530
3,026

4,021
4,072
2,296
4,215
3,980

3,797
4,028
3,054
4,497
5,019

3,237
3,545
3,502
4,135
5,345

3,775
2,922
3,486
3,889
5,035

2,387
2,550
3,150
3,419
4,846

2,091
2,151
2,840
2,827
4,327

1,606
1,770
2,409
2,417
3,595

1,110
1,265
1,984
1,951
2,995

330
373
664
635
1,012

351
434
765
843
1,387

85
403
838
815
1,566

...
96
189
181
414

...
140
300
266
593

1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................
1985....................

47,900
51,990
57,330
59,520
64,288
66,114

3,748
5,206
6,308
6,635
6,620
5,547

5,455
6,731
8,639
9,122
9,971
9,432

5,148
5,574
6,760
8,245
9,278
9,870

5,464
5,153
5,564
6,440
8,206
9,066

5,591
5,416
5,126
5,311
6,372
7,920

5,188
5,464
5,287
4,831
5,178
6,050

4,818
5,002
5,242
4,891
4,590
4,838

4,183
4,536
4,671
4,729
4,516
4,186

3,336
3,803
4,084
4,023
4,152
3,932

1,125
1,274
1,392
1,418
1,391
1,408

1,480
1,519
1,730
1,595
1,597
1,593

1,392
1,359
1,522
1,352
1,411
1,297

293
280
321
285
309
289

697
673
684
643
697
686

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

72,292
71,787
72,015
73,154
73,989

5,690
5,075
5,014
5,149
5,371

8,835
8,646
8,504
8,403
8,231

10,131
9,781
9,430
9,209
9,020

10,251
10,238
10,213
10,276
10,219

9,216
9,406
9,555
9,732
9,859

7,977
8,126
8,157
8,363
8,624

5,976
6,284
6,655
6,939
7,265

4,651
4,732
4,973
5,260
5,437

3,857
3,861
3,875
3,984
4,077

1,381
1,348
1,309
1,316
1,322

1,619
1,594
1,566
1,567
1,548

1,526
1,494
1,505
1,567
1,578

358
377
382
395
402

823
825
875
996
1,036

1995 2 .................
1996 2 .................
1997 2 .................

75,501
76,558
78,142

5,602
5,768
5,958

8,081
7,956
8,084

9,108
9,108
9,116

10,151
9,961
9,763

10,108
10,216
10,336

8,970
9,262
9,543

7,667
7,888
8,032

5,623
5,973
6,404

4,190
4,302
4,579

1,373
1,422
1,427

1,552
1,577
1,656

1,615
1,631
1,659

405
404
436

1,055
1,089
1,150

1

12
48
137
164
525

...
10
25
29
123

...
12
33
40
141

Women
1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

9,090
9,820
17,570
15,660
22,060

1,257
1,142
2,970
1,939
2,384

2,281
2,409
3,612
2,842
3,085

1,683
1,766
2,517
2,235
2,480

1,176
1,359
1,993
1,856
2,456

913
1,008
1,802
1,720
2,423

668
792
1,473
1,597
2,376

489
555
1,221
1,249
2,180

312
377
866
958
1,704

198
218
593
646
1,266

54
64
167
176
411

47
60
161
209
506

1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................
1985....................

24,630
28,690
35,760
40,680
48,712
53,686

2,580
3,350
4,482
5,304
5,752
5,138

3,294
4,335
6,306
7,297
8,432
8,295

2,313
2,687
3,827
5,607
7,186
8,142

2,348
2,335
2,928
3,864
5,978
7,127

2,710
2,704
2,902
3,333
4,610
6,356

2,750
3,086
3,252
3,166
3,825
4,911

2,614
2,934
3,405
3,266
3,371
3,875

2,265
2,627
3,029
3,167
3,252
3,249

1,660
2,128
2,510
2,603
2,924
2,938

518
669
844
871
935
1,002

622
753
962
948
1,035
1,233

597
668
840
787
881
909

126
144
154
159
182
200

233
270
319
308
349
411

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

61,309
61,213
61,985
62,946
64,212

5,217
4,676
4,678
4,761
5,020

7,925
7,752
7,608
7,588
7,488

8,570
8,267
8,040
7,891
7,849

8,445
8,484
8,526
8,541
8,565

7,792
7,947
8,093
8,288
8,416

7,007
7,216
7,297
7,472
7,698

5,143
5,467
5,871
6,170
6,551

3,882
4,023
4,286
4,517
4,712

3,071
3,089
3,145
3,259
3,341

1,073
1,076
1,069
1,044
1,049

1,235
1,237
1,267
1,260
1,264

1,161
1,154
1,205
1,215
1,247

247
270
287
289
304

540
556
614
651
707

1995 2 .................
1996 2 .................
1997 2 .................

65,599
66,942
68,558

5,244
5,406
5,507

7,399
7,317
7,514

7,986
8,084
8,136

8,551
8,439
8,334

8,656
8,814
8,996

7,957
8,230
8,471

6,968
7,235
7,384

4,892
5,234
5,652

3,474
3,622
3,860

1,067
1,104
1,145

1,234
1,236
1,263

1,223
1,236
1,263

295
295
299

654
689
734

1
Represents workers
2 Preliminary data.

attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older were not covered under the program in that year.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B6.—Median earnings of all workers, by age and sex, 1937–97
[Based on 1-percent sample. Includes estimates above the annual maximum taxable earnings. Age refers to age attained during year]

Year

Total

Under
20

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

45–49

1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

$761
746
1,159
1,926
2,438

$170
140
288
385
443

$570
498
669
1,376
1,601

$829
764
818
1,971
2,689

$998
934
1,383
2,312
3,173

$1,061
1,041
1,617
2,456
3,233

$1,126
1,064
1,842
2,473
3,196

1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................
1985....................

2,894
3,414
4,375
5,803
8,549
11,265

561
613
810
1,070
1,646
1,647

1,917
2,326
2,988
4,187
6,205
7,136

3,138
3,919
5,334
6,795
9,593
12,453

3,738
4,540
6,156
8,249
11,510
14,886

3,903
4,747
6,339
8,629
12,540
16,458

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

13,898
14,278
14,739
15,000
15,560

1,937
1,894
1,866
1,898
1,989

8,054
7,790
7,829
7,925
8,125

14,687
14,833
15,083
15,279
15,696

17,482
17,731
18,290
18,542
19,103

1995 2 .................
1996 2 .................
1997 2 .................

16,096
16,694
17,469

2,074
2,132
2,277

8,375
8,517
8,910

16,122
16,631
17,478

19,643
20,315
21,182

70–71

72 or
older

$512
874
1,482
1,973
1,736

...
$924
1,341
1,916
1,279

...
$788
1,307
1,589
1,149

3,052
3,767
5,047
6,620
9,651
11,907

1,590
1,791
2,099
2,524
4,451
5,974

1,140
1,171
1,578
2,105
3,306
4,330

1,252
1,326
1,683
2,137
3,140
3,729

17,163
17,172
17,375
17,665
18,107

13,021
13,020
13,130
12,527
12,857

6,812
7,026
7,116
7,194
7,104

5,375
5,428
5,563
5,367
5,363

4,536
4,515
4,443
4,124
4,190

21,318
22,116
23,405

19,119
19,689
20,447

13,001
13,456
14,312

7,549
7,692
8,046

5,808
6,209
6,374

4,691
4,896
5,050

$563
950
1,666
2,317
2,164

...
$917
1,462
2,049
1,498

...
$899
1,390
1,707
1,292

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

$1,121
1,110
2,026
2,517
3,068

$1,177
1,071
1,874
2,442
2,966

$1,020
1,018
1,821
2,394
2,728

$1,010
978
1,782
2,492
2,525

$927
963
1,739
2,252
2,427

3,891
4,756
6,357
8,725
12,690
16,984

3,785
4,665
6,292
8,810
12,784
16,849

3,643
4,526
6,105
8,748
12,794
16,528

3,452
4,304
5,831
8,299
12,309
15,831

3,166
4,087
5,473
7,779
11,606
14,724

19,296
19,599
20,274
20,558
21,244

20,664
21,038
21,662
22,036
22,762

20,958
21,670
22,478
23,000
23,982

20,157
20,613
21,565
22,172
23,224

18,584
19,030
19,639
19,819
20,748

21,623
22,305
23,211

23,458
24,111
24,950

24,684
25,328
26,247

24,086
25,172
26,426

65–69

Total
1

Men
1

1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

$945
935
1,654
2,532
3,315

$174
147
271
402
468

$647
550
422
1,566
1,871

$1,117
928
813
2,465
3,450

$1,202
1,143
1,983
2,918
4,079

$1,286
1,289
2,245
3,102
4,201

$1,338
1,306
2,405
3,131
4,159

$1,308
1,320
2,364
3,156
4,005

$1,232
1,238
2,319
3,018
3,818

$1,137
1,153
2,170
2,959
3,512

$1,131
1,088
2,106
2,812
3,201

$1,008
1,058
2,000
2,618
3,044

1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................
1985....................

3,879
4,685
6,180
8,250
11,963
14,959

615
710
930
1,246
1,857
1,771

2,116
2,609
3,281
4,870
7,007
8,185

3,942
4,957
6,827
8,464
11,880
14,465

4,831
6,055
8,131
11,170
15,491
18,642

5,175
6,481
8,528
12,131
17,982
22,021

5,167
6,519
8,686
12,533
18,720
24,433

4,954
6,369
8,735
12,605
18,896
24,385

4,702
5,921
8,370
12,270
18,391
23,841

4,416
5,581
7,675
11,290
17,585
22,117

3,982
4,993
7,051
10,398
15,939
19,953

3,812
4,784
6,456
8,700
13,201
16,532

2,112
2,628
2,927
2,895
4,902
6,760

1,207
1,246
1,662
2,276
3,658
4,977

1,340
1,443
1,863
2,371
3,529
4,351

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

17,582
17,765
18,208
18,430
19,249

2,058
1,987
1,947
1,984
2,057

8,945
8,562
8,632
8,860
9,190

16,412
16,260
16,521
16,680
17,284

21,211
21,213
21,697
21,855
22,653

24,424
24,547
25,235
25,439
26,444

27,608
27,488
28,025
28,173
29,024

29,074
29,519
30,327
30,652
31,851

28,027
28,407
29,709
30,072
31,506

25,509
25,538
26,228
26,218
27,691

23,243
22,714
23,102
23,086
23,604

17,408
17,429
17,558
16,676
17,375

7,714
7,830
8,072
7,897
7,870

6,153
6,111
6,324
5,768
6,274

5,129
5,168
5,200
4,595
4,838

1995 2 .................
1996 2 .................
1997 2 .................

19,888
20,680
21,616

2,163
2,223
2,342

9,597
9,828
10,175

17,797
18,462
19,603

23,187
23,965
25,097

26,907
27,729
28,748

29,725
30,616
31,749

32,329
32,840
33,696

32,501
33,594
34,880

28,259
29,467
31,050

24,647
25,066
26,132

17,152
17,650
18,234

8,127
8,417
8,793

6,435
6,707
7,081

4,983
5,320
5,314

$366
607
832
1,176
1,057

...
$999
766
1,399
949

...
$424
928
1,232
802

Women
1

1937....................
1940....................
1945....................
1950....................
1955....................

$484
472
770
1,124
1,351

$163
127
307
362
408

$477
432
811
1,153
1,312

$602
530
821
1,158
1,406

$621
590
871
1,196
1,430

$609
599
971
1,297
1,586

$604
596
1,026
1,421
1,706

$589
590
1,018
1,456
1,775

$576
580
987
1,410
1,768

$563
562
955
1,416
1,622

$585
499
946
1,370
1,542

$582
577
899
1,349
1,445

1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................
1985....................

1,679
1,984
2,735
3,730
6,012
8,293

484
539
675
905
1,451
1,524

1,558
1,852
2,538
3,287
5,083
6,063

1,969
2,067
3,151
4,800
7,496
10,251

1,718
2,069
2,953
4,454
7,649
10,986

1,899
2,243
3,210
4,512
7,495
11,169

2,075
2,478
3,498
4,870
7,761
11,163

2,205
2,660
3,721
5,168
7,893
11,072

2,290
2,715
3,790
5,340
8,079
10,898

2,221
2,764
3,747
5,300
7,966
10,714

2,040
2,678
3,729
5,020
7,756
10,133

1,783
2,372
3,236
4,055
6,044
7,728

1,142
1,208
1,674
2,189
3,589
4,959

1,007
1,054
1,344
1,895
2,853
3,671

1,036
1,093
1,375
1,715
2,569
3,067

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

10,837
11,369
11,842
12,093
12,422

1,816
1,802
1,789
1,818
1,924

7,104
6,990
7,017
7,018
7,109

12,677
13,075
13,499
13,731
13,981

13,642
14,159
14,813
15,016
15,324

14,339
14,872
15,579
15,806
16,214

15,031
15,708
16,523
16,946
17,545

14,920
15,741
16,684
17,331
18,036

14,373
15,035
15,844
16,387
17,102

13,088
13,647
14,406
14,918
15,464

12,194
12,791
12,740
13,175
13,655

9,133
9,182
9,424
9,461
9,511

5,888
6,175
6,145
6,383
6,236

4,387
4,741
4,808
4,891
4,515

3,830
3,869
3,568
3,536
3,276

1995 2 .................
1996 2 .................
1997 2 .................

12,892
13,370
14,012

1,988
2,046
2,212

7,222
7,349
7,707

14,247
14,642
15,159

15,851
16,406
17,111

16,545
17,027
17,766

18,062
18,548
19,236

18,729
19,512
20,308

17,936
18,865
20,008

16,023
16,761
17,751

14,147
14,656
15,733

9,913
10,414
10,966

6,914
6,994
7,330

5,105
5,594
5,607

4,389
4,426
4,707

1
Earnings of workers
2 Preliminary data.

attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older not covered under program in that year.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B7.—Number of wage and salary workers, by amount of taxable earnings and sex, 1992–97
[In thousands. Based on 1-percent sample]
Workers with earnings below taxable maximum

Year

Total

$1–
$999

$1,000–
$4,999

$5,000–
$9,999

$10,000–
$14,999

$15,000–
$19,999

$20,000–
$24,999

Workers
with
$60,000– maximum
$65,399 earnings

$25,000–
$29,999

$30,000–
$39,999

$40,000–
$49,999

$50,000–
$59,999

9,058
9,327
9,552
9,863
10,145
10,438

12,554
12,786
13,230
13,846
14,417
15,219

7,084
7,371
7,709
8,168
8,698
9,315

2,422
3,325
4,310
4,659
5,047
5,513

...
...
277
498
1,054
2,107

7,057
7,013
6,921
7,597
8,079
8,406

5,122
5,222
5,292
5,412
5,505
5,590

8,069
8,074
8,211
8,442
8,659
8,947

5,109
5,224
5,372
5,585
5,832
6,150

1,868
2,527
3,243
3,443
3,669
3,930

...
...
222
388
802
1,584

5,955
5,869
5,794
6,293
6,643
6,868

3,936
4,105
4,260
4,451
4,640
4,848

4,485
4,712
5,020
5,405
5,758
6,272

1,975
2,147
2,337
2,583
2,865
3,164

554
798
1,067
1,216
1,378
1,584

...
...
55
110
253
523

1,103
1,144
1,127
1,304
1,436
1,538

Total
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

126,000
128,100
130,100
132,800
135,100
138,100

9,357
9,655
9,591
9,237
9,238
9,022

19,519
19,395
19,403
19,383
19,281
19,172

17,496
17,521
17,273
17,218
16,973
16,872

15,765
15,808
15,709
15,748
15,535
15,343

14,047
14,092
14,194
14,363
14,208
14,133

11,641
11,807
11,930
12,221
12,426
12,560
Men

1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

66,543
67,673
68,481
69,911
70,948
72,476

4,171
4,429
4,350
4,270
4,254
4,213

8,743
8,665
8,548
8,530
8,481
8,455

7,726
7,740
7,546
7,469
7,320
7,266

7,186
7,223
7,118
7,042
6,877
6,739

6,587
6,652
6,718
6,805
6,632
6,466

6,006
6,048
6,068
6,231
6,274
6,267
Women

1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................
1

59,457
60,427
61,619
62,889
64,152
65,624

5,186
5,226
5,241
4,967
4,983
4,810

10,776
10,730
10,856
10,853
10,800
10,717

9,770
9,781
9,726
9,749
9,653
9,606

8,579
8,586
8,592
8,705
8,658
8,604

7,460
7,440
7,476
7,557
7,576
7,667

5,635
5,759
5,862
5,990
6,152
6,293

Preliminary data.

CONTACT: Greg Diez/Wayne Long (410) 965-0153/0152 for further information.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B8.—Number of self-employed workers, by age and sex, 1951–97
[In thousands. Based on 1-percent sample. Age refers to age attained during year]

Year

Total

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

Total
1951....................
1955....................
1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................

4,190
6,810
6,870
6,550
6,270
7,000
8,200

6
18
19
31
33
67
78

71
114
133
143
159
302
380

246
362
305
292
348
581
824

414
600
560
452
476
679
1,052

543
757
743
664
581
700
983

592
865
848
814
729
731
869

565
874
929
870
808
813
812

503
790
918
913
837
869
851

462
737
846
885
839
823
852

164
290
316
328
327
317
307

215
441
452
411
407
382
381

237
497
414
388
388
393
419

55
143
101
92
94
95
112

117
322
286
267
244
248
280

1985....................
1986....................
1987....................
1988....................
1989....................

10,600
11,200
12,000
12,400
12,900

112
118
153
158
161

527
559
580
576
571

1,099
1,148
1,195
1,188
1,214

1,488
1,595
1,668
1,703
1,742

1,522
1,634
1,738
1,803
1,896

1,261
1,366
1,530
1,613
1,725

1,030
1,099
1,231
1,319
1,402

930
967
1,024
1,069
1,130

929
956
988
998
1,015

368
371
397
408
397

434
454
470
486
506

455
478
527
556
594

124
122
134
142
150

321
331
365
381
399

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

12,500
12,800
13,100
13,200
13,300

152
136
137
131
140

529
521
509
488
473

1,123
1,105
1,093
1,029
989

1,663
1,697
1,678
1,650
1,624

1,854
1,897
1,951
1,956
1,936

1,736
1,818
1,864
1,892
1,945

1,377
1,474
1,589
1,647
1,726

1,113
1,170
1,243
1,325
1,357

980
998
1,018
1,047
1,070

381
388
382
375
375

487
486
484
481
482

567
561
576
589
580

150
158
166
164
164

389
391
410
426
437

1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

13,600
13,900
14,300

142
148
157

478
467
490

1,000
1,006
1,018

1,614
1,589
1,552

1,971
2,001
1,996

1,978
2,036
2,083

1,824
1,883
1,907

1,408
1,487
1,596

1,109
1,158
1,247

392
412
423

476
486
511

584
588
626

168
168
180

454
470
516

Men
1951....................
1955....................
1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................

3,620
5,980
5,990
5,640
5,370
5,790
6,407

5
16
16
26
28
57
60

61
104
119
127
136
251
305

219
335
284
263
306
479
639

370
555
515
410
422
564
793

478
687
678
598
522
584
752

519
773
757
714
642
619
672

479
773
812
759
699
680
641

430
679
793
772
712
715
681

393
631
709
742
695
672
668

139
247
260
272
268
255
244

179
373
386
339
324
309
301

204
420
348
326
320
326
333

47
122
83
75
77
78
92

97
265
230
217
201
201
226

1985....................
1986....................
1987....................
1988....................
1989....................

7,623
7,931
8,451
8,630
8,842

79
79
105
111
108

378
395
405
391
379

782
812
829
813
812

1,060
1,117
1,159
1,165
1,170

1,058
1,116
1,178
1,214
1,266

873
929
1,033
1,081
1,140

730
761
844
902
939

674
696
729
745
783

686
693
717
710
716

278
276
295
303
288

328
341
360
361
371

351
364
407
428
449

97
94
103
110
118

249
259
285
296
303

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

8,525
8,668
8,798
8,840
8,839

103
92
89
89
89

346
341
330
310
309

746
726
714
674
638

1,112
1,109
1,090
1,075
1,053

1,241
1,268
1,289
1,290
1,269

1,148
1,204
1,228
1,241
1,268

914
976
1,041
1,078
1,127

762
793
830
885
890

693
699
706
713
723

270
273
271
261
263

355
350
344
341
333

424
418
427
436
423

116
119
126
125
122

295
299
312
322
331

1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

8,962
9,066
9,239

95
95
103

302
290
304

642
637
625

1,027
1,002
974

1,277
1,270
1,250

1,289
1,320
1,326

1,179
1,206
1,214

916
965
1,021

741
762
816

273
282
288

331
336
353

420
424
446

126
121
130

343
356
389

Women
1951....................
1955....................
1960....................
1965....................
1970....................
1975....................
1980....................

570
830
880
910
900
1,210
1,793

1
2
3
5
5
10
18

10
10
14
16
23
51
75

27
27
21
29
42
102
185

44
45
45
42
54
115
259

65
70
65
66
59
116
231

73
92
91
100
87
112
197

86
101
117
111
109
133
171

73
111
125
141
125
154
170

69
106
137
143
144
151
184

25
43
56
56
59
62
63

36
68
66
72
65
73
80

33
77
67
62
68
67
86

8
21
18
17
17
17
20

20
57
55
50
43
47
54

1985....................
1986....................
1987....................
1988....................
1989....................

2,977
3,268
3,550
3,770
4,058

33
39
48
47
53

149
164
175
185
191

317
336
365
375
402

428
479
509
538
572

464
518
560
589
630

388
437
498
532
585

300
339
387
416
463

256
272
295
323
347

243
263
271
287
299

90
95
101
105
109

106
113
110
125
136

104
114
120
129
145

27
28
31
32
32

72
72
80
86
96

1990....................
1991....................
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................

3,975
4,131
4,302
4,360
4,460

49
44
48
41
51

183
180
179
178
164

377
378
380
355
352

551
588
588
575
572

613
629
662
666
667

588
614
636
651
677

463
499
548
569
599

350
376
413
440
468

287
299
312
334
346

111
115
110
114
112

132
136
140
140
148

142
143
148
153
157

34
39
39
39
42

94
92
98
104
105

1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

4,637
4,833
5,061

47
53
54

176
177
186

358
369
393

587
587
578

693
731
746

689
716
757

645
677
693

493
522
575

368
396
431

119
130
135

145
150
158

164
164
180

42
47
49

111
114
126

1 Preliminary

data.

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Table 4.B9.—Number of self-employed workers, by amount of taxable earnings and sex, 1992–97
[In thousands. Based on 1-percent sample. Taxable earnings consist of self-employment income and taxable wages (see table 2.A3)]
Workers with earnings below taxable maximum

Year

Total

$1–
$999

$1,000–
$4,999

$5,000–
$9,999

$10,000–
$14,999

$15,000–
$19,999

$20,000–
$24,999

Workers
with
$60,000– maximum
$65,399 earnings

$25,000–
$29,999

$30,000–
$39,999

$40,000–
$49,999

$50,000–
$59,999

694
689
714
714
723
753

971
990
1,019
1,047
1,080
1,118

612
633
645
683
705
752

308
388
426
447
469
505

...
...
92
118
183
290

839
828
814
828
860
875

512
501
527
514
520
529

746
760
772
784
798
810

485
500
503
524
541
572

253
316
340
358
365
393

...
...
77
98
146
234

734
715
705
713
735
739

182
188
188
200
203
224

225
230
246
264
282
308

127
133
142
158
165
180

55
73
85
89
104
112

...
...
15
20
37
56

105
113
109
115
125
136

Total
1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

13,100
13,200
13,300
13,600
13,900
14,300

593
587
551
544
532
550

2,927
2,866
2,825
2,819
2,821
2,819

2,519
2,562
2,510
2,621
2,685
2,717

1,599
1,627
1,670
1,691
1,741
1,753

1,156
1,149
1,162
1,194
1,193
1,231

882
881
872
893
906
937
Men

1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................

8,798
8,840
8,839
8,962
9,066
9,239

288
291
268
259
253
268

1,603
1,559
1,511
1,513
1,487
1,481

1,606
1,632
1,552
1,599
1,610
1,575

1,109
1,118
1,138
1,137
1,155
1,146

827
809
820
826
818
841

633
640
626
637
639
651
Women

1992....................
1993....................
1994....................
1995 1 .................
1996 1 .................
1997 1 .................
1

4,302
4,360
4,460
4,637
4,833
5,061

305
296
282
285
279
282

1,323
1,308
1,314
1,306
1,335
1,339

913
930
957
1,022
1,075
1,143

490
509
531
554
585
607

329
340
342
368
375
389

249
241
247
256
268
286

Preliminary data.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B10.—Number of workers, taxable earnings, and contributions, by type of employment and state, 1997
[Preliminary estimates. Based on 1-percent sample]
Number of workers
reported with taxable earnings 2
(in thousands)

State

1

Reported taxable earnings 3
(in millions)

Total,
all
workers

Wage and
salary
workers

Selfemployed
persons

Total

OASDI contributions 4
(in millions)

Wages

Selfemployment
income

Total

Wage and
salary
employment

Selfemployment

Total ...........................

146,700

138,100

14,300

$3,287,400

$3,106,900

$180,500

$407,638

$385,256

$22,382

Alabama................................
Alaska ...................................
Arizona..................................
Arkansas ...............................
California...............................

2,290
331
2,408
1,359
15,479

2,169
308
2,281
1,274
14,250

199
43
213
139
1,856

45,619
7,328
51,720
24,647
369,410

43,431
6,801
49,118
23,173
341,079

2,188
527
2,602
1,474
28,330

5,657
909
6,413
3,056
45,807

5,385
843
6,091
2,873
42,294

271
65
323
183
3,513

Colorado ...............................
Connecticut ...........................
Delaware...............................
District of Columbia...............
Florida ...................................

2,234
1,908
470
349
7,791

2,083
1,792
454
333
7,321

256
188
29
25
783

50,262
51,473
11,228
8,813
158,395

47,028
48,480
10,898
8,403
150,221

3,234
2,992
330
410
8,174

6,232
6,383
1,392
1,093
19,641

5,831
6,012
1,351
1,042
18,627

401
371
41
51
1,014

Georgia .................................
Hawaii ...................................
Idaho.....................................
Illinois ....................................
Indiana ..................................

4,233
631
662
6,578
3,409

4,014
590
621
6,227
3,255

378
65
72
594
291

93,168
14,234
12,695
156,010
76,114

88,715
13,488
11,870
148,137
72,585

4,453
746
826
7,873
3,529

11,553
1,765
1,574
19,345
9,438

11,001
1,673
1,472
18,369
9,000

552
92
102
976
438

Iowa ......................................
Kansas ..................................
Kentucky ...............................
Louisiana...............................
Maine ....................................
Maryland ...............................
Massachusetts ......................
Michigan................................
Minnesota .............................
Mississippi.............................

1,682
1,502
2,036
2,069
673
2,832
3,355
5,502
2,897
1,399

1,562
1,408
1,913
1,944
620
2,698
3,129
5,275
2,737
1,319

208
173
222
197
90
239
367
413
294
130

33,849
32,395
39,584
39,425
12,965
71,738
84,816
131,971
68,181
25,348

31,457
30,281
37,435
37,042
11,942
68,616
79,715
127,119
64,628
23,929

2,391
2,114
2,149
2,383
1,023
3,122
5,101
4,853
3,553
1,419

4,197
4,017
4,908
4,889
1,608
8,895
10,517
16,364
8,454
3,143

3,901
3,755
4,642
4,593
1,481
8,508
9,885
15,763
8,014
2,967

297
262
266
295
127
387
632
602
441
176

Missouri.................................
Montana ................................
Nebraska...............................
Nevada..................................
New Hampshire ....................
New Jersey ...........................
New Mexico ..........................
New York...............................
North Carolina.......................
North Dakota.........................

3,022
485
989
961
720
4,581
868
9,653
4,406
366

2,853
441
923
920
673
4,358
816
9,092
4,164
336

295
73
116
68
83
372
91
909
417
54

61,378
8,442
19,713
20,318
17,280
127,492
16,078
243,056
92,971
6,722

58,249
7,653
18,389
19,341
16,275
121,842
15,196
231,391
88,029
6,137

3,129
789
1,324
977
1,005
5,649
882
11,666
4,942
585

7,611
1,047
2,444
2,519
2,143
15,809
1,994
30,139
11,528
833

7,223
949
2,280
2,398
2,018
15,108
1,884
28,692
10,916
761

388
98
164
121
125
701
109
1,447
613
73

Ohio ......................................
Oklahoma..............................
Oregon ..................................
Pennsylvania.........................
Rhode Island.........................
South Carolina ......................
South Dakota ........................
Tennessee.............................
Texas.....................................
Utah ......................................

5,926
1,747
1,870
6,543
576
2,107
430
3,092
9,871
1,142

5,596
1,624
1,748
6,197
546
2,002
393
2,911
9,223
1,090

536
203
197
560
58
178
62
311
1,062
97

127,111
32,505
40,985
151,951
13,076
42,839
7,466
63,845
210,928
22,516

120,593
30,491
38,389
144,283
12,428
40,813
6,719
60,072
198,102
21,405

6,517
2,013
2,596
7,669
648
2,026
747
3,773
12,826
1,111

15,762
4,031
5,082
18,842
1,621
5,312
926
7,917
26,155
2,792

14,954
3,781
4,760
17,891
1,541
5,061
833
7,449
24,565
2,654

808
250
322
951
80
251
93
468
1,590
138

Vermont.................................
Virginia ..................................
Washington ...........................
West Virginia.........................
Wisconsin..............................
Wyoming ..............................

350
3,765
3,204
845
3,124
278

327
3,588
3,030
798
2,979
260

42
312
294
80
256
35

7,070
88,676
76,148
16,793
69,917
5,417

6,607
84,921
71,823
15,925
66,955
5,033

464
3,755
4,326
869
2,962
383

877
10,996
9,442
2,082
8,670
672

819
10,530
8,906
1,975
8,302
624

57
466
536
108
367
48

Puerto Rico ...........................
Virgin Islands ........................

1,180
46

1,122
43

65
3

15,468
956

14,502
907

966
49

1,918
119

1,798
113

120
6

Other and unknown 5 ...........

476

471

7

8,897

8,838

59

1,103

1,096

7

1
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.
2
Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment. National and state totals and subtotals are
unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
3 Annual maximum taxable earnings for Social Security (OASDI) from a single employer or from self-employment were $65,400 in 1997.
4
For 1997 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.
5 Persons employed in American Samoa and Guam, U.S. citizens employed abroad by American employers, persons employed on oceanborne vessels, and workers
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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B11.—Number of workers, taxable earnings, and contributions, by type of employment, 1937–99
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Number of workers
reported with taxable earnings 1
(in thousands)

Reported taxable earnings 2
(in millions)

Total,
all workers

Wage and
salary
workers

Selfemployed
persons

Total

1937..........................................
1940..........................................
1945..........................................

32,900
35,390
46,390

32,900
35,390
46,390

...
...
...

1950..........................................
1951..........................................
1952..........................................
1953..........................................
1954..........................................

48,280
58,120
59,580
60,840
59,610

48,280
54,630
56,060
57,220
55,940

1955..........................................
1956..........................................
1957..........................................
1958..........................................
1959..........................................

65,200
67,610
70,590
69,770
71,700

1960..........................................
1961..........................................
1962..........................................
1963..........................................
1964..........................................

OASDI contributions 3, 4
(in millions)

Wages

Selfemployment
income

$29,620
32,970
62,950

$29,620
32,970
62,950

...
4,190
4,240
4,340
4,350

87,500
120,770
128,640
135,870
133,520

59,560
61,560
64,730
64,040
66,000

6,810
7,390
7,150
7,130
7,060

72,530
72,820
74,280
75,540
77,430

66,980
67,360
68,890
70,310
72,230

1965..........................................
1966..........................................
1967..........................................
1968..........................................
1969..........................................

80,680
84,600
87,040
89,380
92,060

1970..........................................
1971..........................................
1972..........................................
1973..........................................
1974..........................................

Total

Wage and
salary
employment

Selfemployment

...
...
...

$592
659
1,259

$592
659
1,259

...
...
...

87,500
111,250
118,880
125,840
123,410

...
$9,520
9,760
10,030
10,110

2,625
3,552
3,786
4,001
5,240

2,625
3,338
3,566
3,775
4,936

...
$214
220
226
303

157,540
170,720
181,380
180,720
202,310

141,810
153,010
163,990
163,140
183,620

15,730
17,710
17,390
17,580
18,690

6,144
6,652
7,966
7,935
9,882

5,672
6,120
7,380
7,341
9,181

472
531
587
593
701

6,870
6,790
6,720
6,590
6,480

207,000
209,640
219,050
225,550
236,390

188,580
190,850
200,130
206,840
217,430

18,420
18,790
18,920
18,710
18,960

12,144
12,297
13,397
16,006
16,788

11,315
11,451
12,508
14,996
15,764

829
846
889
1,010
1,024

75,430
79,460
82,020
84,470
87,200

6,550
6,630
6,470
6,570
6,350

250,730
312,540
329,960
375,800
402,510

230,830
287,860
305,670
348,500
375,010

19,900
24,680
24,290
27,300
27,500

17,810
23,597
25,275
28,069
33,233

16,735
22,165
23,842
26,486
31,501

1,075
1,431
1,433
1,583
1,733

93,090
93,340
96,240
99,830
101,330

88,180
88,460
91,220
94,610
96,190

6,270
6,290
6,600
7,100
7,040

415,580
426,950
484,150
561,850
636,800

388,680
399,550
452,050
523,450
594,400

26,900
27,400
32,100
38,400
42,400

34,344
38,649
43,804
53,463
61,814

32,649
36,759
41,589
50,775
58,846

1,695
1,891
2,215
2,688
2,968

1975..........................................
1976..........................................
1977..........................................
1978..........................................
1979..........................................

100,200
102,600
105,800
110,600
112,700

94,900
97,230
100,450
104,810
106,900

7,000
7,400
7,480
8,040
8,200

664,700
737,700
816,600
915,600
1,067,000

621,100
689,200
763,600
856,100
997,500

43,600
48,500
53,000
59,500
69,500

64,541
71,626
79,306
90,691
106,246

61,489
68,231
75,596
86,466
101,346

3,052
3,395
3,710
4,225
4,900

1980..........................................
1981..........................................
1982..........................................
1983..........................................
1984..........................................

113,000
113,000
111,800
112,100
116,300

107,200
107,300
105,800
105,900
109,900

8,200
8,250
8,550
9,200
9,900

1,180,700
1,294,100
1,365,300
1,454,100
1,608,800

1,109,000
1,220,000
1,290,000
1,369,000
1,515,000

71,700
74,100
75,300
85,100
93,800

117,729
136,468
145,382
154,703
183,403

112,674
130,540
139,320
147,852
172,710

5,055
5,928
6,062
6,851
10,693

1985..........................................
1986..........................................
1987..........................................
1988..........................................
1989..........................................

119,800
122,900
125,600
129,600
131,700

113,400
115,900
118,200
122,100
123,900

10,600
11,200
12,000
12,400
12,900

1,722,600
1,844,400
1,960,000
2,088,400
2,239,500

1,621,000
1,730,800
1,835,100
1,952,000
2,096,000

101,600
113,600
124,900
136,400
143,500

196,376
210,262
223,440
253,114
271,427

184,794
197,311
209,201
236,582
254,035

11,582
12,950
14,239
16,532
17,392

1990..........................................
1991..........................................
1992..........................................
1993 .........................................
1994..........................................

133,600
133,000
134,000
136,100
138,200

126,100
125,200
126,000
128,100
130,100

12,500
12,800
13,100
13,200
13,300

2,358,000
2,422,500
2,532,900
2,636,100
2,785,200

2,222,000
2,283,000
2,386,000
2,483,400
2,624,500

136,000
139,500
146,900
152,700
160,700

292,392
300,390
314,080
326,876
345,365

275,528
283,092
295,864
307,942
325,438

16,864
17,298
18,216
18,935
19,927

1995 5........................................
1996 5 .......................................
1997 5 .......................................
1998 6........................................
1999 7........................................

141,100
143,500
146,700
149,500
151,800

132,800
135,100
138,100
140,700
143,200

13,600
13,900
14,300
14,600
14,500

2,919,400
3,076,500
3,287,400
3,517,000
3,765,000

2,754,300
2,904,500
3,106,900
3,324,600
3,557,000

165,100
172,000
180,500
192,400
208,000

362,006
381,486
407,638
436,108
466,860

341,533
360,158
385,256
412,250
441,068

20,472
21,328
22,382
23,858
25,792

Year

1
2
3
4
5
6

Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment.
See table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
See table 2.A3 for contribution rates.
Unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds. Unadjusted for tax credits. See table 2.A5 for information on tax credits.
Preliminary data.
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.
7 Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Income and Product Accounts.

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4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B12.—Number of Medicare workers, taxable earnings, and contributions, by type of employment and state, 1997
[Preliminary estimates. Based on 1-percent sample]
Number of workers
reported with taxable earnings 2
(in thousands)

State

1

Medicare
(Hospital Insurance) contributions 4
(in millions)

Reported taxable earnings 3
(in millions)

Total,
all workers

Wage and
salary
workers

Selfemployed
persons

Total

Wages

Selfemployment
income

Total

Wage and
salary
employment

Selfemployment

Total ...........................

149,800

141,400

15,000

$4,009,400

$3,737,000

$272,400

$116,273

$108,373

$7,900

Alabama................................
Alaska ...................................
Arizona..................................
Arkansas ...............................
California...............................

2,312
350
2,425
1,368
16,133

2,193
329
2,300
1,285
14,943

208
44
222
144
1,951

51,622
9,410
59,211
27,607
487,809

48,665
8,737
55,725
25,715
443,796

2,957
673
3,486
1,891
44,014

1,497
273
1,717
801
14,146

1,411
253
1,616
746
12,870

86
20
101
55
1,276

Colorado ...............................
Connecticut ...........................
Delaware...............................
District of Columbia...............
Florida ...................................

2,347
1,935
472
376
7,863

2,205
1,822
457
361
7,399

268
204
30
27
815

63,319
73,658
13,041
13,592
188,485

58,593
67,416
12,598
12,364
177,197

4,727
6,242
443
1,229
11,288

1,836
2,136
378
394
5,466

1,699
1,955
365
359
5,139

137
181
13
36
327

Georgia .................................
Hawaii ...................................
Idaho.....................................
Illinois ....................................
Indiana ..................................

4,321
645
668
6,757
3,430

4,107
606
626
6,419
3,277

394
68
74
632
303

112,852
16,278
13,931
198,621
84,988

105,588
15,319
12,868
185,428
79,989

7,264
959
1,063
13,193
4,998

3,273
472
404
5,760
2,465

3,062
444
373
5,377
2,320

211
28
31
383
145

Iowa ......................................
Kansas ..................................
Kentucky ...............................
Louisiana...............................
Maine ....................................
Maryland ...............................
Massachusetts ......................
Michigan................................
Minnesota .............................
Mississippi.............................

1,691
1,512
2,073
2,200
698
2,937
3,517
5,531
2,913
1,409

1,572
1,419
1,951
2,083
646
2,807
3,303
5,307
2,755
1,330

212
180
226
204
92
254
395
440
308
134

37,203
37,210
45,183
48,476
15,013
89,087
113,840
153,749
78,591
27,626

34,342
34,247
42,265
44,984
13,807
83,983
105,434
146,970
74,133
25,710

2,861
2,964
2,918
3,493
1,205
5,104
8,407
6,779
4,458
1,916

1,079
1,079
1,310
1,406
435
2,584
3,301
4,459
2,279
801

996
993
1,226
1,305
400
2,436
3,058
4,262
2,150
746

83
86
85
101
35
148
244
197
129
56

Missouri.................................
Montana ................................
Nebraska...............................
Nevada..................................
New Hampshire ....................
New Jersey ...........................
New Mexico ..........................
New York...............................
North Carolina.......................
North Dakota.........................

3,064
489
996
1,007
729
4,618
882
9,709
4,429
368

2,897
446
930
967
682
4,398
831
9,152
4,189
338

308
74
120
71
88
409
93
974
432
55

70,991
9,327
21,914
24,800
20,243
165,778
17,868
318,494
105,263
7,375

66,935
8,381
20,254
23,171
18,849
155,613
16,822
294,310
98,556
6,693

4,057
947
1,660
1,628
1,394
10,165
1,045
24,185
6,707
682

2,059
270
636
719
587
4,808
518
9,236
3,053
214

1,941
243
587
672
547
4,513
488
8,535
2,858
194

118
27
48
47
40
295
30
701
195
20

Ohio ......................................
Oklahoma..............................
Oregon ..................................
Pennsylvania.........................
Rhode Island.........................
South Carolina ......................
South Dakota ........................
Tennessee.............................
Texas.....................................
Utah ......................................

6,269
1,762
1,887
6,597
582
2,117
434
3,113
10,263
1,150

5,965
1,641
1,766
6,254
553
2,014
398
2,933
9,636
1,099

562
209
205
590
60
184
63
324
1,110
102

156,052
35,868
46,816
178,372
14,937
47,413
8,207
74,152
262,063
25,312

147,230
33,383
43,333
167,200
14,131
44,615
7,301
68,662
243,417
23,815

8,822
2,485
3,484
11,172
806
2,798
906
5,490
18,646
1,497

4,526
1,040
1,358
5,173
433
1,375
238
2,150
7,600
734

4,270
968
1,257
4,849
410
1,294
212
1,991
7,059
691

256
72
101
324
23
81
26
159
541
43

Vermont.................................
Virginia ..................................
Washington ...........................
West Virginia.........................
Wisconsin..............................
Wyoming ..............................

351
3,848
3,238
854
3,135
280

329
3,673
3,066
808
2,991
262

43
329
306
82
267
37

7,789
108,195
89,838
18,751
78,793
6,221

7,223
102,672
83,998
17,341
74,874
5,492

566
5,523
5,841
1,410
3,919
729

226
3,138
2,605
544
2,285
180

209
2,977
2,436
503
2,171
159

16
160
169
41
114
21

Puerto Rico ...........................
Virgin Islands ........................

1,210
46

1,152
44

65
3

16,866
1,003

15,684
938

1,182
65

489
29

455
27

34
2

Other and unknown 5 ...........

488

484

7

10,297

10,237

60

299

297

2

1
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.
2
Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment. National and state totals and subtotals are
unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
3 No annual maximum taxable earnings amount for Medicare.
4
For 1997 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.
5 Persons employed in American Samoa and Guam, U.S. citizens employed abroad by American employers, persons employed on oceanborne vessels, and workers
with unknown residence.

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