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Average Monthly Benefit By Sex

Among retired and disabled workers who collected benefits based on their own work records, men received a higher average monthly benefit than did women. For those with benefits based on another person's work record (spouses and survivors), women had higher average benefits.

Average monthly benefit (in dollars)

 

Beneficiary Men Women
Workers
Retired

1,488

1,167

Disabled

1,290

1,031

Spouses of—
Retired workers

519

680

Disabled workers

298

315

Survivors of deceased workers
Nondisabled widow(er)s

1,114

1,279

Disabled widow(er)s

535

737

Mothers and fathers

802

946

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data, December 2014.



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