50 States Ranked By Monthly SSDI Payments

monthly SSDI payments in all 50 states

Before applying for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), many people want to know what to expect in terms of a monthly payout. Even though your specific payment depends on your work history, monthly SSD payments by state range from $1,360.29 to $1,089.35, on average. The highest amount of money an individual can draw in monthly SSDI payments is $3,011 per month. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits max out at $783 per month.



Average Monthly SSDI Payments for All 50 States

According to the SSA’s most recent Annual Statistical Report, here are the 50 states in ranked order by average monthly SSDI payments:

1. New Jersey – $1,360.29

2. Delaware – $1,318.81

3. Nevada – $1,295.36

4. Connecticut – $1,285.93

5. Arizona – $1,281.79

6. Maryland – $1,279.84

7. New Hampshire – $1,271.64

8. New York – $1,269.30

9. Michigan – $1,268.77

10. Hawaii – $1,268.60

11. California – $1,268.05

12. South Carolina – $1,255.45

13. Washington – $1,254.64

14. Florida – $1,253.63

15. Colorado – $1,253.31

16. Illinois – $1,252.73

17. Virginia – $1,245.85

18. Massachusetts – $1,240.53

19. West Virginia – $1,237.39

20. Pennsylvania – $1,237.31

21. Wyoming – $1,236.60

22. Indiana – $1,235.94

23. Georgia – $1,235.33

24. Utah – $1,234.96

25. North Carolina – $1,231.03

26. Oregon – $1,223.59

27. Wisconsin – $1,222.66

28. Minnesota -$1,222.29

29. Alaska – $1,219.39

30. Texas – $1,216.63

31. Rhode Island – $1,213.07

32. Alabama – $1,211.10

33. Idaho – $1,208.15

34. Kansas – $1,206.58

35. Kentucky – $1,204.34

36. Tennessee – $1,201.98

37. Missouri – $1,200.97

38. Ohio – $1,189.12

39. Oklahoma – $1,186.61

40. Louisiana – $1,184.61

41. Mississippi – $1,177.64

42. Iowa – $1,176.58

43. Arkansas – $1,175.65

44. New Mexico – $ 1,167.50

45. Montana – $1,166.39

46. Vermont – $1,162.78

47. Nebraska – $1,160.26

48. Maine – $1,157.56

49. North Dakota – $1,154.35

50. South Dakota – $1,147.24

51. District of Columbia – $1,089.35

You May Qualify for Legal Assistance

Qualifying for monthly SSDI payments isn’t easy for most people. In fact, only about 1 in every 5 first-time applicants got approved last year. Getting legal assistance filing your claim makes you 2x more likely to get benefits approved on your very first try. All lawyers in our network offer free, no-obligation consultations to answer your disability claim questions. They also work on contingency, which means if the SSA doesn’t approve your claim, you’ll owe $0 in legal fees. Plus, having a lawyer file your claim can potentially cut your wait time in half to start receiving monthly SSDI payments.

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