How is my benefit amount calculated?

How is my benefit amount calculated?

Your benefit is directly related to what you have paid into the system. So when they calculate it, the administration uses a formula that is based upon your past wages and, again, your withholdings. So your benefit could be high or it could be low. It could be as high as $2,500 a month. So that’s why it’s so important that if you are really disabled, you pursue these benefits.

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