Appendix D

National Average Wage Index

National Average Wage Index1

Calendar Year Average Wages Calendar Year Average Wages
1969 5,893.76 2000 32,154.82
1970 6,186.24 2001 32,921.92
1971 6,497.08 2002 33,252.09
1972 7,133.80 2003 34,064.95
1973 7,580.16 2004 35,648.55
1974 8,030.76 2005 36,952.94
1975 8,630.92 2006 38,651.41
1976 9,226.48 2007 40,405.48
1977 9,779.44 2008 41,934.97
1978 10,556.03 2009 40,934.93
1979 11,479.46 2010 41,673.83
1998 28,861.44 2011  42,979.61
1999 30,469.84

1 See Social Security Act ยงยง203(f)(8)(B)(ii)(I); 215(a)(1)(B)(ii), (a)(1)(D); and 230(b)(2). Figures for 1951 through 1977 were published at 43 FR 61016 on December 29, 1978.

“AVERAGE OF THE TOTAL WAGES” FOR INDEXING PURPOSES

Figures for: Published at: Date:
1978 44 FR 62956 November 1, 1979
1979 45 FR 76252 November 18, 1980
1980 46 FR 53791 October 30, 1981
1981 47 FR 51003 November 10, 1982
1982 48 FR 50414 November 1, 1983
1983 47 FR 43776 October 31, 1984
1984 50 FR 45558 October 31, 1985
1985 51 FR 40256 November 5, 1986
1986 52 FR 41672 October 29, 1987
1987 53 FR 43932 October 31, 1988
1988 54 FR 45801 October 31, 1989
1989 55 FR 45856 October 31, 1990
1990 56 FR 55325 October 25, 1991
1991 57 FR 48619 October 27, 1992
1992 58 FR 58004 October 28, 1993
1993 59 FR 54464 October 31, 1994
1994 60 FR 54751 October 25, 1995
1995 61 FR 55346 October 25, 1996
1996 62 FR 58762 October 30, 1997
1997 63 FR 58446 October 30, 1998
1998 64 FR 57506 October 25, 1999
1999 65 FR 63663 October 24, 2000
2000 66 FR 54047 October 25, 2001
2001 67 FR 65620 October 25, 2002
2002 68 FR 60437 October 1, 2003
2003 69 FR 62497 October 26, 2004
2004 70 FR 61667 October 25, 2005
2005 71 FR 62636 October 26, 2006
2006 72 FR 60703 October 25, 2007
2007 73 FR 64651 October 30, 2008
2008 74 FR 55615 October 28, 2009
2009 75 FR 65696 October 26, 2010
2010 76 FR 66111 October 25, 2011
2011 77 FR 65754 October 30, 2012