United States Social Security Rate For Employees  1981-2018 | Data | Chart

The Social Security Rate For Employees in the United States stands at 7.65 percent in 2018. The 7.65 percent tax rate is the combined rate for Social Security and Medicare. The Social Security portion (OASDI) is 6.20 percent on earnings up to USD128,400. The Medicare portion (HI) is 1.45 percent on all earnings. Social Security Rate For Employees in the United States averaged 7.41 percent from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7.65 percent in 1990 and a record low of 5.65 percent in 2011.

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United States Taxes Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Corporate Tax Rate 21.00 35.00 52.80 1.00 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 37.00 39.60 39.60 35.00 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 15.30 15.30 16.75 15.30 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 7.65 7.65 10.10 7.65 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 7.65 7.65 7.65 6.65 percent [+]


United States Social Security Rate For Employees

In the United States, the Social Security Rate is a tax related with labor income charged to both companies and employees. Revenues from the Social Security Rate For Employees are an important source of income for the government of the United States because they help to pay for many social programs including welfare, health care and many other benefits. This page provides - United States Social Security Rate For Employees - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Social Security Rate For Employees - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.65 7.65 7.65 6.65 1981 - 2018 percent Yearly




social security rate for employees by Country
Country Last
Netherlands 27.65 Dec/18
Germany 20.78 Dec/18
Singapore 20.00 Dec/18
Argentina 17.00 Dec/18
Turkey 15.00 Dec/18
Japan 14.45 Dec/18
France 14.20 Dec/18
India 12.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 12.00 Dec/18
Brazil 11.00 Dec/18
China 11.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 10.00 Dec/18
Italy 9.49 Dec/18
South Korea 8.41 Dec/18
United States 7.65 Dec/18
Canada 6.58 Dec/18
Spain 6.35 Dec/18
Switzerland 6.23 Dec/18
Indonesia 4.00 Dec/18
Australia 2.00 Dec/18
Mexico 1.65 Dec/18
South Africa 1.00 Dec/18
Russia 0.00 Dec/18


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