4.

B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B1—Number of workers with taxable earnings, amount of earnings, and Social Security numbers issued,
selected years 1937–2002
Number a (thousands)

Earnings
Reported taxable a

New
entrants
into
covered
employment c

Total in
covered
employment d
(millions of
dollars)

Amount
(millions of
dollars)

Percentage
of total

Total
earnings d

Reported
taxable

Social
Security
numbers
issued b
(thousands)

Average per worker (dollars)

Year

Total

With
maximum
earnings

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 e

141,000
143,400
146,145
148,786
151,293

8,191
8,682
9,022
9,372
9,211

4,621
4,620
4,710
4,904
4,957

3,401,800
3,587,600
3,858,721
4,172,641
4,461,350

2,919,100
3,073,500
3,285,000
3,524,900
3,749,700

85.8
85.7
85.1
84.5
84.0

24,126
25,018
26,403
28,045
29,488

20,703
21,433
22,478
23,691
24,784

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

2000 e
2001 f
2002 g

153,517
153,743
152,795

9,484
9,092

4,958
4,425

4,784,417
4,869,241
4,960,638

3,987,100
4,142,573
4,227,023

83.3
85.1
85.2

31,165
31,671
32,466

25,972
26,945
27,665

5,476
5,883
5,699

h

h

a. Relates to wage and salary workers for 1937–1950. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employment. See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
b. Excludes railroad account numbers. Since program began, 414 million Social Security numbers have been issued. Some individuals have been issued more than one
number.
c. Workers reported with first taxable earnings under program in specified year. During 1937–2001, 309.5 million different persons reported with taxable earnings.
d. Total wages, including estimated amounts above taxable limit, for 1937–1950. Beginning in 1951, also includes reported total net earnings of self-employed persons.
e. Preliminary data.
f. Taxable earnings are preliminary estimates based on Social Security data; employment data are preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics.
g. Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
h. Data not available.
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.7

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B2—Number with taxable earnings and amount of earnings, by type of earnings, 1951–2002
Wage and salary
Number a
(thousands)

Self-employed
Average per worker
(dollars)

Year

Wage and
salary

Selfemployed

Total in
covered
employment b
(millions of
dollars)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 e
2000 e
2001 f
2002 g
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.

Reported taxable
Amount d Percentage
(millions of
of total
wages
dollars)

Total
wages b

Total in
covered
employment c
Reported
(millions of
taxable d
dollars)

Reported taxable
Amount d Percentage
(millions of of total selfdollars) employment

Average per worker
(dollars)
Total
earnings c

Reported
taxable d

58.0
59.5
59.0
60.2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

132,800
135,100
137,765
140,386
142,653

13,500
13,900
14,020
14,230
14,550

3,159,100
3,331,900
3,586,721
3,882,341
4,154,350

2,754,300
2,901,700
3,104,300
3,333,700
3,548,100

87.2
87.1
86.5
85.9
85.4

23,788
24,662
26,035
27,655
29,122

20,740
21,478
22,533
23,747
24,872

242,700
255,700
272,000
290,300
307,000

164,800
171,800
180,700
191,200
201,600

67.9
67.2
66.4
65.9
65.7

17,978
18,396
19,401
20,401
21,100

12,207
12,360
12,889
13,436
13,856

144,667
144,803
144,034

14,800
14,950
14,619

4,460,317
4,541,341
4,617,951

3,778,900
3,928,000
4,002,759

84.7
86.5
86.7

30,832
31,362
32,062

26,121
27,127
27,790

324,100
327,900
342,687

208,200
214,573
224,264

64.2
65.4
65.4

21,899
21,933
23,441

14,068
14,353
15,341

Represents total number in specified type of employment. Persons with both types of covered employment during the year are included in each type.
Total wages, including estimated amounts above the taxable limit.
Reported self-employment net earnings.
See Table 2.A3 for annual maximum taxable earnings.
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.
Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample; Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
NOTE: See Table 4.B1 for wage and salary data before 1951.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.8 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B3—Number of workers and median annual earnings, by type of earnings and sex,
selected years 1937–2001
Year

Total

All workers a
Men

Women

Subtotal

Wage and salary
Men

Women

Subtotal

Self-employed b
Men

Women

Number (thousands)
1937
1940
1945
1950
1955

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

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

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

32,900
35,390
46,390
48,280
59,560

23,810
25,570
28,820
32,620
38,240

9,090
9,820
17,570
15,660
21,320

...
...
...
...
6,810

...
...
...
...
5,980

...
...
...
...
830

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

72,530
80,680
93,090
100,200
113,000

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

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

66,980
75,430
88,180
94,900
107,200

43,100
47,500
53,180
55,140
59,751

23,880
27,930
35,000
39,760
47,449

6,870
6,550
6,270
7,000
8,200

5,990
5,640
5,370
5,790
6,407

880
910
900
1,210
1,793

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

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

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 c

141,000
143,400
146,145
148,786
151,293

75,444
76,241
77,498
78,671
79,868

65,556
67,158
68,647
70,115
71,425

132,800
135,100
137,765
140,386
142,653

69,900
70,670
71,910
73,111
74,206

62,900
64,429
65,855
67,275
68,447

13,500
13,900
14,020
14,230
14,550

8,908
9,074
9,078
9,108
9,240

4,592
4,826
4,942
5,122
5,310

2000 c
2001 c

153,517
153,743

80,922
80,992

72,591
72,748

144,667
144,803

75,132
75,218

69,535
69,585

14,800
14,950

9,266
9,229

5,534
5,721

Median earnings d (dollars)
1937
1940
1945
1950
1955

761
746
1,159
1,926
2,438

945
935
1,654
2,532
3,315

484
472
770
1,124
1,351

761
746
1,159
1,926
2,383

945
935
1,654
2,532
3,348

484
472
770
1,124
1,338

...
...
...
...
2,397

...
...
...
...
2,550

...
...
...
...
1,552

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

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

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

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

2,833
3,319
4,317
5,790
8,612

3,875
4,630
6,173
8,315
12,166

1,676
1,979
2,770
3,794
6,106

2,903
3,858
5,104
6,700
8,699

3,129
4,242
5,683
7,846
10,572

1,695
1,898
2,360
3,113
4,133

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 c

16,108
16,712
17,562
18,513
19,266

19,907
20,779
21,814
23,028
23,925

12,897
13,335
14,043
14,834
15,482

16,618
17,256
18,127
19,103
19,885

20,672
21,591
22,693
23,920
24,839

13,296
13,763
14,482
15,290
15,956

12,198
12,481
12,910
13,462
14,046

14,931
15,300
15,911
16,565
17,334

8,301
8,628
8,944
9,365
9,795

2000 c
2001 c

20,217
20,826

25,021
25,574

16,302
16,968

20,872
21,516

25,978
26,528

16,814
17,518

14,399
14,349

17,785
17,881

10,118
10,215

a.
b.
c.
d.

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.
Not covered before 1951.
Preliminary data.
For all workers, medians relate to combined earnings from wage and salary employment and self-employment. For all wage and salary workers, medians relate to wages
and salaries only.

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.9

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B4—Percentage of workers with earnings below annual maximum taxable, by sex,
selected years 1937–2001
Year

Total

All workers a
Men

Women

1937
1940
1945

96.9
96.6
86.3

95.8
95.4
78.6

99.7
99.7
98.9

...
...
...

1950
1951
1952
1953
1954

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

1955
1956
1957
1958
1959

74.4
71.6
70.1
69.4
73.3

63.4
59.7
58.7
58.4
62.7

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

72.0
70.8
68.8
67.5
65.5

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

All self-employed workers
Total
Men

Women

Annual maximum
taxable earnings (dollars)

...
...
...

...
...
...

3,000
3,000
3,000

...
65.4
64.1
62.9
62.6

...
62.6
61.2
59.5
58.8

...
83.3
83.5
83.1
82.8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

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

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

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

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

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

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

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

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

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

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

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

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

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

94.2
93.9
93.8
93.7
93.9

91.0
90.6
90.5
90.3
90.7

97.9
97.7
97.6
97.5
97.5

93.9
93.9
93.8
94.0
94.2

92.0
92.0
91.9
92.2
92.3

97.5
97.4
97.3
97.3
97.4

61,200
62,700
65,400
68,400
72,600

2000 b
2001 b

93.8
94.1

90.6
91.0

97.4
97.5

94.2
94.6

92.3
92.7

97.3
97.5

76,200
80,400

a. For 1937–1950, relates to wage and salary workers. Beginning in 1951, includes self-employed workers.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.10 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B5—Number of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2001 (in thousands)
Year

Total,
all ages

Under
20

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

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

3,277
2,963
6,313
4,469
5,410
6,328
8,556

6,302
6,481
5,908
7,057
7,065
8,749
11,066

5,480
5,794
5,571
6,732
7,499
7,461
8,261

4,413
4,904
5,495
5,991
7,801
7,812
7,488

3,688
3,930
5,288
5,609
7,458
8,301
8,120

3,055
3,342
4,623
5,016
7,222
7,938
8,550

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

93,090
100,200
113,000
119,800
133,600

10,790
11,939
12,372
10,685
10,907

14,945
16,419
18,403
17,727
16,760

10,587
13,852
16,464
18,012
18,701

8,492
10,304
14,184
16,193
18,696

8,028
8,644
10,982
14,276
17,008

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

141,000
143,400
146,145
148,786
151,293

10,832
11,156
11,402
11,904
12,228

15,465
15,251
15,486
15,712
16,093

17,078
17,184
17,156
17,010
16,728

18,692
18,389
18,033
17,694
17,480

2000 b
2001 b

153,517
153,743

12,234
11,541

16,523
16,766

16,237
15,831

17,485
17,421

45–49

70–71

72 or
older

97
451
975
979
2,091
1,989
2,027

...
106
214
210
537
419
424

...
152
333
306
734
912
943

2,692
2,543
2,632
2,726
2,854

2,362
2,139
2,292
2,206
2,687

475
444
491
489
605

1,003
951
1,046
1,097
1,362

2,440
2,520
2,569
2,687
2,759

2,777
2,804
2,902
2,991
3,097

2,836
2,863
2,913
2,970
3,015

699
698
731
753
774

1,704
1,772
1,865
1,932
2,036

9,646
10,238

2,857
2,958

3,259
3,329

3,186
3,239

860
854

2,235
2,250

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

65–69

2,580
2,706
4,061
4,076
6,507
7,432
7,936

1,918
2,147
3,275
3,375
5,299
6,448
7,163

1,308
1,488
2,577
2,597
4,261
4,996
5,931

384
437
831
811
1,423
1,643
1,943

398
494
926
1,052
1,893
2,102
2,272

a

8,539
7,997
9,003
10,961
14,984

8,647
8,157
7,961
8,713
11,119

7,700
7,896
7,768
7,435
8,533

6,594
6,626
7,076
6,870
6,928

2,236
2,289
2,326
2,410
2,454

18,760
19,026
19,279
19,366
19,368

16,918
17,481
17,964
18,393
18,717

14,622
15,108
15,369
15,763
16,325

10,510
11,205
12,023
12,662
13,346

7,667
7,942
8,453
8,947
9,328

18,990
18,485

18,989
19,062

16,839
17,222

14,176
14,546

All workers

Men
a

1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

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

2,020
1,821
3,343
2,530
3,026
3,748
5,206

4,021
4,072
2,296
4,215
3,980
5,455
6,731

3,797
4,028
3,054
4,497
5,019
5,148
5,574

3,237
3,545
3,502
4,135
5,345
5,464
5,153

3,775
2,922
3,486
3,889
5,035
5,591
5,416

2,387
2,550
3,150
3,419
4,846
5,188
5,464

2,091
2,151
2,840
2,827
4,327
4,818
5,002

1,606
1,770
2,409
2,417
3,595
4,183
4,536

1,110
1,265
1,984
1,951
2,995
3,336
3,803

330
373
664
635
1,012
1,125
1,274

351
434
765
843
1,387
1,480
1,519

85
403
838
815
1,566
1,392
1,359

...
96
189
181
414
293
280

...
140
300
266
593
697
673

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

57,330
59,520
64,288
66,114
72,292

6,308
6,635
6,620
5,547
5,690

8,639
9,122
9,971
9,432
8,835

6,760
8,245
9,278
9,870
10,131

5,564
6,440
8,206
9,066
10,251

5,126
5,311
6,372
7,920
9,216

5,287
4,831
5,178
6,050
7,977

5,242
4,891
4,590
4,838
5,976

4,671
4,729
4,516
4,186
4,651

4,084
4,023
4,152
3,932
3,857

1,392
1,418
1,391
1,408
1,381

1,730
1,595
1,597
1,593
1,619

1,522
1,352
1,411
1,297
1,526

321
285
309
289
358

684
643
697
686
823

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

75,443
76,241
77,498
78,671
79,868

5,590
5,672
5,823
6,068
6,210

8,069
7,876
7,943
8,029
8,210

9,097
9,074
9,017
8,895
8,737

10,146
9,935
9,697
9,472
9,331

10,106
10,198
10,280
10,345
10,349

8,966
9,240
9,498
9,684
9,851

7,663
7,873
7,997
8,196
8,484

5,620
5,963
6,376
6,673
6,999

4,193
4,307
4,578
4,835
5,024

1,374
1,416
1,423
1,476
1,519

1,547
1,569
1,641
1,690
1,739

1,614
1,629
1,650
1,688
1,715

405
403
433
444
456

1,053
1,086
1,141
1,177
1,242

2000 b
2001 b

80,922
80,992

6,199
5,806

8,434
8,551

8,451
8,269

9,308
9,261

10,147
9,887

9,992
10,040

8,765
8,986

7,387
7,563

5,173
5,469

1,577
1,616

1,807
1,849

1,824
1,856

505
490

1,352
1,348

1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

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

1,257
1,142
2,970
1,939
2,384
2,580
3,350

2,281
2,409
3,612
2,842
3,085
3,294
4,335

1,683
1,766
2,517
2,235
2,480
2,313
2,687

1,176
1,359
1,993
1,856
2,456
2,348
2,335

913
1,008
1,802
1,720
2,423
2,710
2,704

668
792
1,473
1,597
2,376
2,750
3,086

489
555
1,221
1,249
2,180
2,614
2,934

312
377
866
958
1,704
2,265
2,627

198
218
593
646
1,266
1,660
2,128

54
64
167
176
411
518
669

47
60
161
209
506
622
753

12
48
137
164
525
597
668

...
10
25
29
123
126
144

...
12
33
40
141
233
270

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

35,760
40,680
48,712
53,686
61,309

4,482
5,304
5,752
5,138
5,217

6,306
7,297
8,432
8,295
7,925

3,827
5,607
7,186
8,142
8,570

2,928
3,864
5,978
7,127
8,445

2,902
3,333
4,610
6,356
7,792

3,252
3,166
3,825
4,911
7,007

3,405
3,266
3,371
3,875
5,143

3,029
3,167
3,252
3,249
3,882

2,510
2,603
2,924
2,938
3,071

844
871
935
1,002
1,073

962
948
1,035
1,233
1,235

840
787
881
909
1,161

154
159
182
200
247

319
308
349
411
540

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

65,557
67,158
68,647
70,115
71,425

5,241
5,483
5,579
5,837
6,018

7,396
7,375
7,543
7,683
7,882

7,981
8,110
8,139
8,115
7,991

8,546
8,454
8,336
8,222
8,149

8,654
8,829
8,998
9,021
9,019

7,951
8,241
8,466
8,709
8,866

6,959
7,236
7,372
7,567
7,841

4,891
5,242
5,648
5,989
6,346

3,474
3,634
3,875
4,113
4,304

1,066
1,104
1,146
1,212
1,240

1,230
1,235
1,261
1,302
1,358

1,222
1,234
1,264
1,283
1,299

295
295
298
308
317

651
685
724
755
794

2000 b
2001 b

72,591
72,748

6,034
5,735

8,089
8,214

7,785
7,562

8,177
8,160

8,842
8,597

8,997
9,021

8,073
8,236

6,789
6,983

4,473
4,768

1,280
1,343

1,452
1,480

1,362
1,383

356
364

882
902

Women
a

a. Represents workers attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older were not covered under the program in that year.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: Age refers to age attained during year.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.11

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B6—Median earnings of workers, by sex and age, selected years 1937–2001 (in dollars)
Year

Total,
all ages

Under
20

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

761
746
1,159
1,926
2,438
2,894
3,414

170
140
288
385
443
561
613

570
498
669
1,376
1,601
1,917
2,326

829
764
818
1,971
2,689
3,138
3,919

998
934
1,383
2,312
3,173
3,738
4,540

1,061
1,041
1,617
2,456
3,233
3,903
4,747

1,126
1,064
1,842
2,473
3,196
3,891
4,756

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

4,375
5,803
8,549
11,265
13,898

810
1,070
1,646
1,647
1,937

2,988
4,187
6,205
7,136
8,054

5,334
6,795
9,593
12,453
14,687

6,156
8,249
11,510
14,886
17,482

6,339
8,629
12,540
16,458
19,296

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

16,108
16,712
17,562
18,513
19,266

2,076
2,140
2,310
2,515
2,607

8,392
8,562
9,074
9,763
10,137

16,134
16,664
17,596
18,666
19,556

19,654
20,327
21,261
22,453
23,467

2000 b
2001 b

20,217
20,826

2,707
2,695

10,670
10,559

20,579
20,874

24,801
25,534

45–49

70–71

72 or
older

a

512
874
1,482
1,973
1,736
1,590
1,791

...
924
1,341
1,916
1,279
1,140
1,171

...
788
1,307
1,589
1,149
1,252
1,326

5,047
6,620
9,651
11,907
13,021

2,099
2,524
4,451
5,974
6,812

1,578
2,105
3,306
4,330
5,375

1,683
2,137
3,140
3,729
4,536

19,136
19,718
20,514
21,372
22,129

12,961
13,408
14,284
15,229
15,948

7,551
7,692
8,056
8,431
8,945

5,816
6,217
6,387
6,747
6,812

4,681
4,861
5,033
5,302
5,470

26,732
27,679

22,869
23,675

16,554
17,721

9,468
10,535

7,308
7,822

5,599
5,972

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

1,121
1,110
2,026
2,517
3,068
3,785
4,665

1,177
1,071
1,874
2,442
2,966
3,643
4,526

1,020
1,018
1,821
2,394
2,728
3,452
4,304

1,010
978
1,782
2,492
2,525
3,166
4,087

927
963
1,739
2,252
2,427
3,052
3,767

6,357
8,725
12,690
16,984
20,664

6,292
8,810
12,784
16,849
20,958

6,105
8,748
12,794
16,528
20,157

5,831
8,299
12,309
15,831
18,584

5,473
7,779
11,606
14,724
17,163

21,629
22,311
23,279
24,345
25,181

23,468
24,116
24,979
25,971
26,789

24,690
25,317
26,264
27,390
28,305

24,090
25,176
26,415
27,609
28,646

21,320
22,083
23,398
24,688
25,576

26,382
27,146

27,828
28,512

29,397
30,097

29,537
30,378

65–69

All workers

Men
1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

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

174
147
271
402
468
615
710

647
550
422
1,566
1,871
2,116
2,609

1,117
928
813
2,465
3,450
3,942
4,957

1,202
1,143
1,983
2,918
4,079
4,831
6,055

1,286
1,289
2,245
3,102
4,201
5,175
6,481

1,338
1,306
2,405
3,131
4,159
5,167
6,519

1,308
1,320
2,364
3,156
4,005
4,954
6,369

1,232
1,238
2,319
3,018
3,818
4,702
5,921

1,137
1,153
2,170
2,959
3,512
4,416
5,581

1,131
1,088
2,106
2,812
3,201
3,982
4,993

1,008
1,058
2,000
2,618
3,044
3,812
4,784

a

563
950
1,666
2,317
2,164
2,112
2,628

...
917
1,462
2,049
1,498
1,207
1,246

...
899
1,390
1,707
1,292
1,340
1,443

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

6,180
8,250
11,963
14,959
17,582

930
1,246
1,857
1,771
2,058

3,281
4,870
7,007
8,185
8,945

6,827
8,464
11,880
14,465
16,412

8,131
11,170
15,491
18,642
21,211

8,528
12,131
17,982
22,021
24,424

8,686
12,533
18,720
24,433
27,608

8,735
12,605
18,896
24,385
29,074

8,370
12,270
18,391
23,841
28,027

7,675
11,290
17,585
22,117
25,509

7,051
10,398
15,939
19,953
23,243

6,456
8,700
13,201
16,532
17,408

2,927
2,895
4,902
6,760
7,714

1,662
2,276
3,658
4,977
6,153

1,863
2,371
3,529
4,351
5,129

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

19,907
20,779
21,814
23,028
23,925

2,164
2,234
2,379
2,600
2,718

9,618
9,900
10,356
11,135
11,581

17,810
18,538
19,748
21,040
22,170

23,200
24,024
25,231
26,645
27,768

26,912
27,769
28,874
30,154
31,110

29,732
30,658
31,790
32,996
33,947

32,334
32,850
33,738
34,823
35,685

32,505
33,648
34,890
36,125
36,916

28,260
29,426
31,018
32,577
33,398

24,673
25,177
26,229
27,588
28,334

17,090
17,632
18,159
19,750
20,216

8,133
8,441
8,832
9,286
9,892

6,430
6,715
7,097
7,429
7,344

4,977
5,295
5,300
5,638
5,861

2000 b
2001 b

25,021
25,574

2,789
2,758

12,127
11,857

23,355
23,379

29,323
30,012

32,355
33,055

35,248
35,822

36,930
37,435

37,883
38,315

34,774
35,319

28,771
29,921

21,176
21,976

10,489
12,011

7,907
8,533

6,064
6,455

1937
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965

484
472
770
1,124
1,351
1,679
1,984

163
127
307
362
408
484
539

477
432
811
1,153
1,312
1,558
1,852

602
530
821
1,158
1,406
1,969
2,067

621
590
871
1,196
1,430
1,718
2,069

609
599
971
1,297
1,586
1,899
2,243

604
596
1,026
1,421
1,706
2,075
2,478

589
590
1,018
1,456
1,775
2,205
2,660

576
580
987
1,410
1,768
2,290
2,715

563
562
955
1,416
1,622
2,221
2,764

585
499
946
1,370
1,542
2,040
2,678

582
577
899
1,349
1,445
1,783
2,372

a

366
607
832
1,176
1,057
1,142
1,208

...
999
766
1,399
949
1,007
1,054

...
424
928
1,232
802
1,036
1,093

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990

2,735
3,730
6,012
8,293
10,837

675
905
1,451
1,524
1,816

2,538
3,287
5,083
6,063
7,104

3,151
4,800
7,496
10,251
12,677

2,953
4,454
7,649
10,986
13,642

3,210
4,512
7,495
11,169
14,339

3,498
4,870
7,761
11,163
15,031

3,721
5,168
7,893
11,072
14,920

3,790
5,340
8,079
10,898
14,373

3,747
5,300
7,966
10,714
13,088

3,729
5,020
7,756
10,133
12,194

3,236
4,055
6,044
7,728
9,133

1,674
2,189
3,589
4,959
5,888

1,344
1,895
2,853
3,671
4,387

1,375
1,715
2,569
3,067
3,830

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 b

12,897
13,335
14,043
14,834
15,482

1,991
2,051
2,243
2,435
2,514

7,232
7,383
7,873
8,529
8,919

14,249
14,637
15,238
16,128
16,936

15,853
16,387
17,150
18,133
18,943

16,547
17,009
17,801
18,625
19,302

18,068
18,532
19,277
20,046
20,695

18,732
19,496
20,325
21,484
22,272

17,937
18,834
19,989
21,088
22,134

16,030
16,728
17,750
18,656
19,606

14,147
14,670
15,762
16,606
17,166

9,882
10,358
11,003
11,646
12,354

6,910
6,971
7,331
7,619
8,025

5,120
5,605
5,638
5,968
6,277

4,376
4,372
4,687
4,871
5,083

2000 b
2001 b

16,302
16,968

2,635
2,633

9,426
9,412

17,804
18,257

20,010
20,801

20,395
21,054

21,563
22,194

23,198
23,988

23,114
24,120

20,686
21,798

18,002
18,707

12,925
14,060

8,475
9,194

6,461
7,066

5,147
5,398

Women

a. Earnings of workers attaining age 65 during the year. Workers aged 65 or older not covered under program in that year.
b. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: The amount of median earnings includes estimates above the taxable maximum.
Age refers to age attained during year.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.12 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B7—Number of wage and salary workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2001
(in thousands)
1,000–
4,999

Workers with earnings below the taxable maximum (by dollar amount of earnings)
5,000–
10,000–
15,000–
20,000–
30,000–
40,000–
50,000–
9,999
14,999
19,999
29,999
39,999
49,999
59,999

60,000–
69,999

70,000–
80,399

Workers with
maximum
earnings

Year

Total

1–
999

1992
1993
1994

126,000
128,100
130,100

9,357
9,655
9,591

19,519
19,395
19,403

17,496
17,521
17,273

15,765
15,808
15,709

14,047
14,092
14,194

20,699
21,134
21,482

12,554
12,786
13,230

7,084
7,371
7,709

2,422
3,325
4,310

...
...
277

...
...
...

7,057
7,013
6,921

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

132,800
135,100
137,765
140,386
142,653

9,213
9,161
8,743
8,427
8,284

19,355
19,195
18,811
18,402
18,184

17,213
16,977
16,853
16,431
16,247

15,766
15,579
15,446
15,235
14,853

14,376
14,253
14,230
14,125
14,063

22,097
22,612
23,076
23,586
23,836

13,853
14,435
15,243
16,095
16,761

8,171
8,706
9,330
10,062
10,548

4,662
5,052
5,523
6,008
6,457

498
1,053
2,106
3,268
3,976

...
...
...
...
856

7,597
8,077
8,405
8,747
8,589

2000 a
2001 a

144,667
144,803

8,235
8,242

17,876
17,616

15,825
15,437

14,256
13,831

13,816
13,382

24,020
23,556

17,201
17,360

11,225
11,597

6,991
7,356

4,396
4,661

1,978
3,275

8,848
8,490

1992
1993
1994

66,543
67,673
68,481

4,171
4,429
4,350

8,743
8,665
8,548

7,726
7,740
7,546

7,186
7,223
7,118

6,587
6,652
6,718

11,128
11,270
11,360

8,069
8,074
8,211

5,109
5,224
5,372

1,868
2,527
3,243

...
...
222

...
...
...

5,955
5,869
5,794

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

69,901
70,670
71,910
73,111
74,207

4,256
4,177
4,040
3,900
3,851

8,510
8,333
8,158
7,964
7,886

7,457
7,261
7,154
6,936
6,883

7,051
6,854
6,714
6,533
6,305

6,814
6,637
6,485
6,335
6,247

11,653
11,791
11,864
11,947
11,894

8,448
8,667
8,957
9,297
9,538

5,587
5,838
6,162
6,520
6,695

3,444
3,672
3,932
4,199
4,447

388
800
1,582
2,406
2,891

...
...
...
...
641

6,292
6,641
6,862
7,074
6,928

2000 a
2001 a

75,132
75,218

3,847
3,904

7,772
7,792

6,712
6,629

6,008
5,863

6,055
5,862

11,781
11,384

9,618
9,567

6,984
7,040

4,676
4,828

3,132
3,214

1,461
2,381

7,086
6,753

1992
1993
1994

59,457
60,427
61,619

5,186
5,226
5,241

10,776
10,730
10,856

9,770
9,781
9,726

8,579
8,586
8,592

7,460
7,440
7,476

9,571
9,864
10,122

4,485
4,712
5,020

1,975
2,147
2,337

554
798
1,067

...
...
55

...
...
...

1,103
1,144
1,127

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

62,900
64,429
65,855
67,275
68,446

4,957
4,985
4,703
4,527
4,433

10,845
10,862
10,653
10,438
10,298

9,756
9,716
9,698
9,495
9,364

8,714
8,725
8,732
8,702
8,548

7,563
7,616
7,745
7,790
7,816

10,444
10,819
11,212
11,640
11,942

5,405
5,768
6,285
6,798
7,223

2,584
2,868
3,169
3,541
3,853

1,217
1,380
1,591
1,808
2,010

110
253
524
862
1,085

...
...
...
...
215

1,305
1,437
1,543
1,673
1,661

2000 a
2001 a

69,535
69,585

4,387
4,338

10,103
9,824

9,113
8,807

8,248
7,967

7,761
7,520

12,239
12,172

7,584
7,793

4,242
4,556

2,314
2,529

1,264
1,447

517
895

1,763
1,736

All wage and salary workers

Men

Women

a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.13

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B8—Number of self-employed workers, by sex and age, selected years 1951–2001 (in thousands)
Year

Total,
all ages

Under
20

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

55–59

60–61

62–64

65–69

70–71

72 or
older

1951
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985

4,190
6,810
6,870
6,550
6,270
7,000
8,200
10,600

6
18
19
31
33
67
78
112

71
114
133
143
159
302
380
527

246
362
305
292
348
581
824
1,099

414
600
560
452
476
679
1,052
1,488

543
757
743
664
581
700
983
1,522

592
865
848
814
729
731
869
1,261

565
874
929
870
808
813
812
1,030

503
790
918
913
837
869
851
930

462
737
846
885
839
823
852
929

164
290
316
328
327
317
307
368

215
441
452
411
407
382
381
434

237
497
414
388
388
393
419
455

55
143
101
92
94
95
112
124

117
322
286
267
244
248
280
321

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

13,500
13,900
14,020
14,230
14,550

143
147
151
162
172

482
490
498
510
536

1,005
1,036
1,030
1,045
1,042

1,612
1,614
1,548
1,524
1,522

1,960
2,013
1,978
1,963
1,967

1,964
2,035
2,053
2,092
2,089

1,808
1,873
1,874
1,885
1,974

1,393
1,471
1,555
1,616
1,693

1,097
1,144
1,203
1,265
1,327

385
404
402
415
421

467
475
485
493
518

574
575
592
590
599

166
164
169
178
175

445
458
483
492
513

2000 a
2001 a

14,800
14,950

178
179

563
589

1,025
1,021

1,497
1,494

1,941
1,874

2,084
2,081

2,017
2,040

1,806
1,836

1,358
1,442

452
466

536
547

611
639

188
187

543
555

40–44

45–49

50–54

All self-employed workers

Men
1951
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985

3,620
5,980
5,990
5,640
5,370
5,790
6,407
7,623

5
16
16
26
28
57
60
79

61
104
119
127
136
251
305
378

219
335
284
263
306
479
639
782

370
555
515
410
422
564
793
1,060

478
687
678
598
522
584
752
1,058

519
773
757
714
642
619
672
873

479
773
812
759
699
680
641
730

430
679
793
772
712
715
681
674

393
631
709
742
695
672
668
686

139
247
260
272
268
255
244
278

179
373
386
339
324
309
301
328

204
420
348
326
320
326
333
351

47
122
83
75
77
78
92
97

97
265
230
217
201
201
226
249

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

8,908
9,074
9,078
9,109
9,240

97
94
98
98
107

305
306
311
314
318

648
658
638
641
630

1,030
1,021
975
947
942

1,271
1,281
1,245
1,217
1,207

1,281
1,322
1,313
1,326
1,314

1,170
1,200
1,197
1,188
1,243

906
954
997
1,033
1,068

735
754
788
819
847

269
276
275
275
279

325
328
334
338
355

413
415
420
415
418

124
119
122
130
128

335
346
365
368
384

2000 a
2001 a

9,265
9,228

108
106

330
332

602
590

898
868

1,174
1,117

1,286
1,273

1,256
1,262

1,136
1,139

858
895

297
302

356
359

427
443

136
136

403
406

1951
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985

570
830
880
910
900
1,210
1,793
2,977

1
2
3
5
5
10
18
33

10
10
14
16
23
51
75
149

27
27
21
29
42
102
185
317

44
45
45
42
54
115
259
428

65
70
65
66
59
116
231
464

73
92
91
100
87
112
197
388

86
101
117
111
109
133
171
300

73
111
125
141
125
154
170
256

69
106
137
143
144
151
184
243

25
43
56
56
59
62
63
90

36
68
66
72
65
73
80
106

33
77
67
62
68
67
86
104

8
21
18
17
17
17
20
27

20
57
55
50
43
47
54
72

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

4,592
4,826
4,942
5,121
5,310

46
54
54
65
65

177
183
188
196
218

357
377
392
404
412

582
594
572
577
580

689
733
733
746
760

683
713
739
767
775

638
673
676
697
732

487
517
558
583
625

362
390
415
445
480

116
128
128
140
142

142
147
151
155
163

161
160
172
175
181

42
45
47
48
47

109
112
118
124
129

2000 a
2001 a

5,534
5,721

70
73

233
257

424
431

599
626

767
756

798
807

761
778

670
697

500
547

155
164

180
187

184
196

52
51

140
149

Women

a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Age refers to age attained during year.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.14 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B9—Number of self-employed workers, by sex and amount of taxable earnings, 1992–2001
(in thousands)
1,000–
4,999

Workers with earnings below taxable maximum (by dollar amount of earnings)
5,000–
10,000–
15,000–
20,000–
30,000–
40,000–
50,000–
9,999
14,999
19,999
29,999
39,999
49,999
59,999

60,000–
69,999

70,000–
80,399

Workers with
maximum
earnings

Year

Total

1–
999

1992
1993
1994

13,100
13,200
13,300

593
587
551

2,927
2,866
2,825

2,519
2,562
2,510

1,599
1,627
1,670

1,156
1,149
1,162

1,576
1,570
1,586

971
990
1,019

612
633
645

308
388
426

...
...
92

...
...
...

839
828
814

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

13,500
13,900
14,020
14,230
14,550

535
521
522
510
487

2,781
2,791
2,716
2,643
2,586

2,593
2,667
2,674
2,675
2,695

1,690
1,754
1,740
1,769
1,800

1,192
1,210
1,226
1,242
1,281

1,604
1,650
1,669
1,717
1,760

1,044
1,092
1,100
1,157
1,197

678
713
737
777
807

444
471
489
505
538

116
176
278
387
386

...
...
...
...
163

822
853
869
848
850

2000 a
2001 a

14,800
14,950

520
531

2,568
2,599

2,690
2,688

1,813
1,857

1,269
1,279

1,766
1,732

1,215
1,195

833
841

577
596

412
408

278
411

860
813

1992
1993
1994

8,798
8,840
8,839

288
291
268

1,603
1,559
1,511

1,606
1,632
1,552

1,109
1,118
1,138

827
809
820

1,145
1,141
1,153

746
760
772

485
500
503

253
316
340

...
...
77

...
...
...

734
715
705

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

8,908
9,074
9,078
9,109
9,240

256
247
255
247
234

1,492
1,468
1,429
1,378
1,341

1,581
1,598
1,550
1,518
1,499

1,138
1,166
1,138
1,128
1,126

826
831
842
827
845

1,152
1,176
1,171
1,189
1,201

782
807
796
831
851

521
545
559
584
593

356
367
381
389
411

96
141
223
309
299

...
...
...
...
129

708
729
735
710
710

2000 a
2001 a

9,265
9,228

244
252

1,326
1,322

1,463
1,445

1,116
1,097

820
823

1,179
1,142

845
813

600
599

425
431

314
312

218
324

713
670

1992
1993
1994

4,302
4,360
4,460

305
296
282

1,323
1,308
1,314

913
930
957

490
509
531

329
340
342

431
429
435

225
230
246

127
133
142

55
73
85

...
...
15

...
...
...

105
113
109

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 a

4,592
4,826
4,942
5,121
5,310

280
274
267
264
253

1,289
1,323
1,287
1,265
1,245

1,012
1,069
1,125
1,157
1,196

552
588
601
641
674

366
379
384
415
436

452
475
499
528
559

261
285
303
327
346

157
168
178
193
214

88
104
108
116
127

20
35
55
78
87

...
...
...
...
34

114
125
134
138
139

2000 a
2001 a

5,534
5,721

275
279

1,241
1,278

1,227
1,244

696
760

449
456

587
590

370
382

233
243

152
165

98
96

60
87

147
143

All self-employed workers

Men

Women

a. Preliminary data.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTES: Taxable earnings consist of self-employment income and taxable wages. See Table 2.A3.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.15

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B10a—Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and
contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2000

Total

Number b
(thousands)
Wage and
salary

Selfemployed

153,517

144,667

14,800

3,987,100

3,778,900

208,200

494,400

468,584

25,817

2,295
348
2,614
1,400
16,552

2,175
325
2,484
1,309
15,264

203
40
224
146
1,960

52,074
8,757
65,759
28,562
467,578

49,609
8,177
62,648
26,917
433,914

2,465
580
3,112
1,646
33,664

6,457
1,086
8,154
3,542
57,980

6,152
1,014
7,768
3,338
53,805

306
72
386
204
4,174

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,432
1,951
482
365
8,383

2,270
1,829
466
348
7,877

279
199
32
28
852

65,475
60,675
13,298
10,964
197,146

61,299
57,075
12,883
10,411
187,469

4,176
3,599
415
552
9,677

8,119
7,524
1,649
1,360
24,446

7,601
7,077
1,598
1,291
23,246

518
446
51
68
1,200

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

4,518
645
703
6,914
3,466

4,286
606
659
6,562
3,312

398
63
77
607
291

115,373
16,364
15,148
187,862
87,772

110,196
15,550
14,279
179,456
84,035

5,177
814
869
8,406
3,737

14,306
2,029
1,878
23,295
10,884

13,664
1,928
1,771
22,253
10,420

642
101
108
1,042
463

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,711
1,560
2,139
2,092
715

1,598
1,471
2,010
1,966
657

200
160
229
204
94

39,450
38,143
47,972
45,401
15,839

36,977
36,034
45,578
42,763
14,659

2,472
2,109
2,394
2,638
1,180

4,892
4,730
5,948
5,630
1,964

4,585
4,468
5,652
5,303
1,818

307
261
297
327
146

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,021
3,488
5,672
3,032
1,424

2,877
3,255
5,431
2,869
1,348

257
371
436
300
126

90,688
104,002
155,986
83,261
29,349

86,727
97,778
150,376
79,136
27,752

3,961
6,224
5,610
4,125
1,597

11,245
12,896
19,342
10,324
3,639

10,754
12,125
18,647
9,813
3,441

491
772
696
512
198

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,115
498
1,014
1,067
768

2,942
452
951
1,022
720

302
74
113
79
80

73,296
9,872
23,339
25,694
21,687

69,711
8,925
21,972
24,559
20,475

3,585
947
1,367
1,134
1,213

9,089
1,224
2,894
3,186
2,689

8,644
1,107
2,725
3,045
2,539

445
117
169
141
150

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,731
896
9,987
4,587
368

4,502
836
9,406
4,342
337

392
91
966
422
52

152,946
19,376
288,573
112,700
7,680

146,343
18,340
274,866
107,170
6,965

6,603
1,036
13,707
5,530
715

18,965
2,403
35,783
13,975
952

18,146
2,274
34,083
13,289
864

819
128
1,700
686
89

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

6,137
1,820
1,912
6,676
599

5,802
1,700
1,793
6,339
570

550
198
191
562
54

149,867
39,425
48,322
176,677
15,846

142,762
37,303
45,542
168,196
15,111

7,104
2,122
2,781
8,481
735

18,583
4,889
5,992
21,908
1,965

17,703
4,626
5,647
20,856
1,874

881
263
345
1,052
91

2,184
453
3,180
10,455
1,201

2,076
418
2,993
9,772
1,153

182
61
324
1,106
98

50,610
9,211
75,111
261,419
27,502

48,352
8,457
70,673
246,198
26,380

2,258
754
4,438
15,221
1,122

6,276
1,142
9,314
32,416
3,410

5,996
1,049
8,763
30,529
3,271

280
93
550
1,887
139

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

370
4,057
3,315
861
3,232
289

344
3,868
3,144
814
3,087
269

46
333
297
81
261
34

8,727
113,986
92,427
18,802
83,299
6,303

8,156
109,251
87,683
17,808
79,807
5,914

571
4,735
4,745
994
3,492
388

1,082
14,134
11,461
2,331
10,329
782

1,011
13,547
10,873
2,208
9,896
733

71
587
588
123
433
48

Outlying area
Puerto Rico

1,220

1,161

66

18,296

17,179

1,116

2,269

2,130

138

605

599

9

13,210

13,102

108

1,638

1,625

13

State or area a
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Other and unknown e

Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

OASDI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
SelfTotal
salary
employed

a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location
of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state
totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. Annual maximum taxable earnings for Social Security (OASDI) from a single employer or from self-employment were $76,200 in 2000.
d. For 2000 earnings, paid at the rate of 6.2 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 6.2 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 12.4 percent of selfemployment income by self-employed workers. Data are unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S.
oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.16 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B10b—Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and
contributions, by state or other area and type of earnings, 2001

Total

Number b
(thousands)
Wage and
salary

Selfemployed

153,743

144,803

14,950

4,142,573

3,928,000

214,573

513,679

487,072

26,607

2,273
358
2,651
1,396
16,693

2,155
335
2,523
1,310
15,371

208
41
225
144
2,003

53,251
9,530
69,130
29,635
491,702

50,778
8,981
66,019
28,005
456,544

2,473
549
3,111
1,630
35,158

6,603
1,182
8,572
3,675
60,971

6,296
1,114
8,186
3,473
56,611

307
68
386
202
4,360

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,448
1,944
486
360
8,481

2,279
1,816
467
345
7,962

280
208
34
28
878

68,858
63,077
14,096
11,585
207,188

64,601
59,140
13,627
11,009
197,110

4,256
3,937
469
576
10,078

8,538
7,822
1,748
1,437
25,691

8,011
7,333
1,690
1,365
24,442

528
488
58
71
1,250

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

4,500
670
716
6,704
3,483

4,260
633
674
6,354
3,328

402
60
74
612
294

119,504
17,626
16,338
190,760
89,041

114,214
16,791
15,468
181,945
85,240

5,290
835
870
8,815
3,801

14,819
2,186
2,026
23,654
11,041

14,163
2,082
1,918
22,561
10,570

656
104
108
1,093
471

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,701
1,560
2,135
2,112
722

1,594
1,477
2,007
1,987
666

196
156
221
207
90

40,484
39,790
49,212
47,691
16,600

38,147
37,752
46,803
45,013
15,334

2,338
2,038
2,408
2,678
1,266

5,020
4,934
6,102
5,914
2,058

4,730
4,681
5,804
5,582
1,901

290
253
299
332
157

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,083
3,492
5,581
3,044
1,396

2,937
3,257
5,337
2,880
1,321

259
374
435
301
128

96,754
109,469
156,291
86,308
29,780

92,624
103,075
150,589
82,133
28,168

4,130
6,394
5,702
4,175
1,613

11,998
13,574
19,380
10,702
3,693

11,485
12,781
18,673
10,185
3,493

512
793
707
518
200

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,110
505
1,020
1,104
774

2,933
463
956
1,055
725

299
70
115
81
80

75,902
10,286
24,054
27,413
22,735

72,321
9,376
22,736
26,166
21,404

3,581
910
1,318
1,247
1,331

9,412
1,275
2,983
3,399
2,819

8,968
1,163
2,819
3,245
2,654

444
113
163
155
165

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,737
910
10,002
4,525
370

4,498
855
9,396
4,268
340

396
91
1,006
430
54

159,300
20,678
299,680
114,721
8,061

152,248
19,644
285,121
109,048
7,385

7,052
1,034
14,559
5,673
675

19,753
2,564
37,160
14,225
1,000

18,879
2,436
35,355
13,522
916

874
128
1,805
704
84

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

6,045
1,842
1,910
6,749
599

5,706
1,723
1,795
6,416
571

544
198
190
564
55

150,994
41,473
49,682
184,520
16,702

143,777
39,299
46,922
175,828
15,921

7,218
2,175
2,760
8,692
780

18,723
5,143
6,161
22,881
2,071

17,828
4,873
5,818
21,803
1,974

895
270
342
1,078
97

2,174
454
3,132
10,592
1,211

2,069
423
2,945
9,898
1,166

180
59
322
1,134
96

52,275
9,478
76,111
275,306
28,868

50,043
8,762
71,486
259,420
27,754

2,232
716
4,625
15,886
1,113

6,482
1,175
9,438
34,138
3,580

6,205
1,086
8,864
32,168
3,442

277
89
573
1,970
138

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

372
4,103
3,320
872
3,225
300

348
3,905
3,147
828
3,081
281

46
344
289
79
264
34

9,102
120,440
95,792
19,685
85,671
6,926

8,515
115,429
91,188
18,671
82,125
6,488

587
5,011
4,603
1,014
3,546
439

1,129
14,935
11,878
2,441
10,623
859

1,056
14,313
11,307
2,315
10,183
804

73
621
571
126
440
54

Outlying area
Puerto Rico

1,194

1,135

65

19,142

18,021

1,121

2,374

2,235

139

605

600

8

13,879

13,794

85

1,721

1,710

11

State or area a
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Other and unknown e

Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

OASDI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
SelfTotal
salary
employed

a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location
of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state
totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. Annual maximum taxable earnings for Social Security (OASDI) from a single employer or from self-employment were $80,400 in 2001.
d. For 2001 earnings, paid at the rate of 6.2 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 6.2 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 12.4 percent of selfemployment income by self-employed workers. Data are unadjusted for multi-employer tax refunds.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S.
oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.17

4.B OASDI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B11—Number of workers with Social Security (OASDI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and
contributions, by type of earnings, selected years 1937–2002

Year

Total

Number a
(thousands)
Wage and
salary

1937
1940
1945

32,900
35,390
46,390

32,900
35,390
46,390

...
...
...

29,620
32,970
62,950

29,620
32,970
62,950

...
...
...

592
659
1,259

592
659
1,259

...
...
...

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

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

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

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

1955
1956
1957
1958
1959

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

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

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

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

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

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

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

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

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

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

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

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

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
1996
1997
1998
1999 e

141,000
143,400
146,145
148,786
151,293

132,800
135,100
137,765
140,386
142,653

13,500
13,900
14,020
14,230
14,550

2,919,100
3,073,500
3,285,000
3,524,900
3,749,700

2,754,300
2,901,700
3,104,300
3,333,700
3,548,100

164,800
171,800
180,700
191,200
201,600

361,968
381,114
407,340
437,088
464,963

341,533
359,811
384,933
413,379
439,964

20,435
21,303
22,407
23,709
24,998

2000 e
2001 f
2002 g

153,517
153,743
152,795

144,667
144,803
144,034

14,800
14,950
14,619

3,987,100
4,142,573
4,227,023

3,778,900
3,928,000
4,002,759

208,200
214,573
224,264

494,400
513,679
524,151

468,584
487,072
496,342

25,817
26,607
27,809

Selfemployed

a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.

Taxable earnings b
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
SelfTotal
salary
employed

OASDI contributions c,d
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
SelfTotal
salary
employed

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.
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.
g. Preliminary estimates based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Earnings File, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.18 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

4.B HI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B12a—Number of workers with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions,
by state or other area and type of earnings, 2000

Total

Number b
(thousands)
Wage and
salary

Selfemployed

157,033

148,320

15,535

4,962,900

4,638,800

324,100

143,924

134,525

9,399

2,319
369
2,634
1,412
17,282

2,200
347
2,504
1,321
16,029

211
42
238
149
2,071

58,740
10,832
77,288
31,218
642,437

55,468
10,092
73,101
29,350
586,797

3,272
740
4,187
1,868
55,640

1,703
314
2,241
905
18,631

1,609
293
2,120
851
17,017

95
21
121
54
1,614

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,567
1,987
486
377
8,471

2,413
1,867
469
361
7,967

291
215
34
30
886

87,455
91,757
15,503
15,310
236,894

81,109
83,543
14,867
13,789
223,846

6,347
8,215
636
1,521
13,048

2,536
2,661
450
444
6,870

2,352
2,423
431
400
6,492

184
238
18
44
378

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

4,613
665
709
7,088
3,495

4,382
627
665
6,744
3,341

417
65
79
639
302

142,500
18,527
16,347
239,155
97,852

134,432
17,567
15,353
224,799
92,486

8,068
960
994
14,356
5,366

4,132
537
474
6,935
2,838

3,899
509
445
6,519
2,682

234
28
29
416
156

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,724
1,573
2,184
2,241
742

1,611
1,485
2,058
2,121
687

205
166
236
210
96

43,516
44,970
54,852
55,844
18,216

40,467
41,982
51,467
51,822
16,865

3,049
2,988
3,384
4,022
1,351

1,262
1,304
1,591
1,619
528

1,174
1,217
1,493
1,503
489

88
87
98
117
39

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,092
3,687
5,718
3,056
1,435

2,949
3,467
5,476
2,893
1,359

276
399
465
316
130

110,919
149,108
181,024
97,286
31,576

103,988
136,607
173,216
92,067
29,523

6,930
12,501
7,808
5,219
2,053

3,217
4,324
5,250
2,821
916

3,016
3,962
5,023
2,670
856

201
363
226
151
60

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,184
503
1,023
1,119
778

3,012
458
960
1,076
730

314
75
118
83
84

86,663
10,896
26,228
32,800
26,490

81,123
9,578
24,461
30,211
24,846

5,539
1,319
1,766
2,588
1,644

2,513
316
761
951
768

2,353
278
709
876
721

161
38
51
75
48

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,769
910
10,059
4,616
371

4,541
850
9,477
4,371
340

430
94
1,029
438
53

210,311
21,343
393,132
129,595
8,441

198,714
20,089
365,074
121,994
7,645

11,597
1,254
28,058
7,602
796

6,099
619
11,401
3,758
245

5,763
583
10,587
3,538
222

336
36
814
220
23

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

6,541
1,843
1,929
6,736
608

6,231
1,725
1,811
6,399
579

577
204
197
596
57

184,518
43,554
55,920
208,745
18,631

174,733
41,167
52,356
196,731
17,490

9,785
2,387
3,564
12,014
1,141

5,351
1,263
1,622
6,054
540

5,067
1,194
1,518
5,705
507

284
69
103
348
33

2,197
457
3,208
10,917
1,213

2,088
423
3,022
10,255
1,164

187
61
338
1,154
102

56,081
10,006
86,497
336,113
30,672

53,038
9,122
80,144
312,555
29,056

3,043
884
6,353
23,558
1,616

1,626
290
2,508
9,747
889

1,538
265
2,324
9,064
843

88
26
184
683
47

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

372
4,105
3,351
871
3,252
292

347
3,915
3,180
824
3,107
273

47
354
311
83
271
35

9,568
137,128
113,483
20,631
93,003
7,564

8,842
129,668
107,035
19,126
88,318
6,874

726
7,460
6,449
1,505
4,685
690

277
3,977
3,291
598
2,697
219

256
3,760
3,104
555
2,561
199

21
216
187
44
136
20

Outlying area
Puerto Rico

1,256

1,198

65

20,215

18,827

1,389

586

546

40

626

620

9

15,544

15,380

164

451

446

5

State or area a
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Other and unknown e

Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

HI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location
of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state
totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. No annual maximum taxable earnings amount for Medicare.
d. For 2000 earnings, paid at the rate of 1.45 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 1.45 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 2.9 percent of selfemployment income by self-employed workers.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S.
oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 4.19

4.B HI: Covered Workers
Table 4.B12b—Number of workers with Medicare Part A (HI) taxable earnings, amount taxable, and contributions,
by state or other area and type of earnings, 2001

Total

Number b
(thousands)
Wage and
salary

Selfemployed

157,365

148,566

15,655

5,063,500

4,735,600

327,900

146,842

137,332

9,509

2,295
382
2,669
1,407
17,470

2,177
360
2,541
1,321
16,183

214
41
237
148
2,103

59,654
11,654
78,272
32,536
647,843

56,145
10,957
74,101
30,588
594,001

3,509
697
4,171
1,947
53,842

1,730
338
2,270
944
18,787

1,628
318
2,149
887
17,226

102
20
121
56
1,561

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,586
1,982
489
373
8,566

2,427
1,856
470
357
8,048

292
225
35
30
913

85,846
90,477
16,133
16,240
242,796

79,605
82,449
15,373
14,873
229,129

6,241
8,027
760
1,367
13,666

2,490
2,624
468
471
7,041

2,309
2,391
446
431
6,645

181
233
22
40
396

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

4,604
692
722
6,915
3,507

4,367
656
680
6,575
3,352

421
62
76
645
306

147,522
20,060
17,627
244,325
97,939

139,185
18,964
16,631
227,815
92,528

8,337
1,097
995
16,510
5,411

4,278
582
511
7,085
2,840

4,036
550
482
6,607
2,683

242
32
29
479
157

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,711
1,571
2,179
2,266
751

1,604
1,489
2,053
2,147
696

200
162
229
214
92

44,227
45,962
57,030
58,481
18,993

41,403
42,912
52,660
54,693
17,569

2,823
3,050
4,370
3,788
1,424

1,283
1,333
1,654
1,696
551

1,201
1,244
1,527
1,586
510

82
88
127
110
41

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,153
3,702
5,619
3,067
1,407

3,009
3,481
5,375
2,902
1,332

275
400
461
315
131

117,172
148,782
178,001
99,632
31,769

108,758
137,700
170,229
94,375
29,734

8,414
11,082
7,773
5,257
2,035

3,398
4,315
5,162
2,889
921

3,154
3,993
4,937
2,737
862

244
321
225
152
59

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,179
510
1,027
1,161
783

3,003
468
963
1,115
734

310
71
118
85
84

88,168
11,202
26,597
33,855
26,946

83,086
10,101
24,901
31,853
25,205

5,082
1,101
1,697
2,002
1,740

2,557
325
771
982
781

2,409
293
722
924
731

147
32
49
58
50

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,772
923
10,061
4,551
373

4,533
868
9,454
4,295
343

433
93
1,068
447
55

207,848
22,563
411,489
129,990
8,688

194,992
21,375
382,127
122,402
7,926

12,856
1,188
29,362
7,587
762

6,028
654
11,933
3,770
252

5,655
620
11,082
3,550
230

373
34
851
220
22

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

6,472
1,863
1,926
6,807
608

6,159
1,745
1,811
6,473
580

571
204
196
595
58

185,742
45,716
56,967
215,319
19,093

176,094
43,247
53,439
202,650
18,052

9,648
2,469
3,528
12,669
1,041

5,387
1,326
1,652
6,244
554

5,107
1,254
1,550
5,877
523

280
72
102
367
30

2,185
459
3,159
11,074
1,224

2,081
428
2,972
10,403
1,179

187
60
334
1,180
100

57,567
10,183
88,186
344,277
31,741

54,565
9,367
81,302
321,147
30,235

3,002
816
6,884
23,129
1,506

1,669
295
2,557
9,984
920

1,582
272
2,358
9,313
877

87
24
200
671
44

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

374
4,152
3,356
881
3,241
303

349
3,954
3,184
838
3,097
284

47
363
302
81
274
36

10,250
147,274
112,747
21,528
94,902
8,030

9,529
139,047
106,759
19,991
90,159
7,462

721
8,227
5,988
1,537
4,743
568

297
4,271
3,270
624
2,752
233

276
4,032
3,096
580
2,615
216

21
239
174
45
138
16

Outlying area
Puerto Rico

1,231

1,173

65

20,903

19,593

1,310

606

568

38

625

620

8

16,757

16,615

142

486

482

4

State or area a
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Other and unknown e

Taxable earnings c
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

HI contributions d
(millions of dollars)
Wage and
Total
salary

Selfemployed

a. State designation based primarily on employee end-of-year residence, obtained from employer wage reports filed via magnetic media. State designation based on location
of employer for reports filed via paper.
b. Workers with earnings in both wage and salary employment and self-employment are counted in each type of employment but only once in the total. National and state
totals and subtotals are unduplicated counts of workers in each type of employment.
c. No annual maximum taxable earnings amount for Medicare.
d. For 2001 earnings, paid at the rate of 1.45 percent of taxable wages by both employees and employers, 1.45 percent of taxable tips by employees, and 2.9 percent of selfemployment income by self-employed workers.
e. Persons employed in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands; U.S. citizens employed abroad by U.S. employers; persons employed on U.S.
oceanborne vessels; and workers with unknown residence.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Continuous Work History Sample, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are based on preliminary estimates.
CONTACT: Greg Diez (410) 965-0153 or William Kearns (410) 965-6750.

4.20 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003