Annual Statistical Supplement, 2009

 

Program Provisions and SSA Administrative Data

SSA Administrative Data

Offices and Staff

Table 2.F1 Number of SSA offices, 2008
Office Number
Headquarters (Baltimore, Maryland) 1
Regional offices a 10
Area Offices 54
Field offices b 1,298
Level 1 618
Level 2 641
Resident stations 32
Social Security Card Centers c 7
Teleservice centers 35
Program service centers d 6
Data operations center e 1
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Headquarters (Falls Church, Virginia) 1
Regional offices 10
Hearing offices 141
Satellite offices 5
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Public Service and Operations Support's database and Office of Disability Adjudication and Review's Case Control System.
a. Regional offices are located in Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; and Seattle, Washington.
b. Field offices are designated as level 1, level 2, or resident stations depending on the characteristics of the facility, service area, and other conditions.
c. Social Security Card Centers are located in Queens, New York; Brooklyn, New York; Orlando, Florida; North Phoenix, Arizona; Downtown Phoenix, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Sacramento, California.
d. Program service centers are located in Jamaica, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Birmingham, Alabama; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; and Richmond, California.
e. The data operations center is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
CONTACT: Kristy Brumfield for SSA data (410) 966-9785 and Rosa Cantrell for Office of Disability Adjudication and Review data (703) 605-8507 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F2 Number of SSA employees and percentage with selected characteristics by grade, September 30, 2008
Characteristic All grade levels GS 1–4 GS 5–8 GS 9–12 GS 13–15 SES
Number
Total a 63,229 468 19,516 32,214 9,342 152
Percentage of total
Women 69.6 68.8 77.1 71.9 54.7 38.2
Minorities 48.4 57.5 59.1 48.2 31.6 25.7
Black 28.8 46.2 36.0 27.4 20.5 16.5
Hispanic 13.6 6.8 16.9 14.3 6.4 7.9
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.7 4.3 4.9 5.1 3.6 0.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 1.3 0.2 1.3 1.4 1.1 0.7
Employees with targeted disabilities 2.0 12.6 3.5 1.4 0.9 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration's Human Resources Management Information System.
a. Includes all full-time and part-time permanent employees.
CONTACT: Jim Rivera (410) 597-4384 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F3 Number of work years, fiscal years 1995–2008
Year Full-time
permanent staff a
Total
work years b
1995 62,504 67,063
1996 62,133 66,726
1997 61,224 69,378
1998 59,943 67,210
1999 59,752 66,459
2000 60,434 65,521
2001 61,490 65,562
2002 61,914 65,742
2003 63,569 65,343
2004 63,186 66,154 c
2005 63,696 68,026 d
2006 61,692 66,878
2007 60,206 63,939
2008 61,920 64,358
SOURCE: Social Security Administration's Payroll Reports.
a. On duty at end of fiscal year; includes seasonal employees.
b. Includes full-time, part-time, and temporary employees; employees in special programs; and overtime hours worked.
c. Includes 178 work years for activities related to Medicare Modernization Act.
d. Includes 1,962 work years for Medicare Modernization Act.
CONTACT: Shannon Smith (410) 965-0031 or supplement@ssa.gov.