Social Security checks average $1,830: Exact mailing dates in April 2023
The average Social Security that will be sent in April 2023 is $1,830; when with the SSA send out these checks?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is preparing to send out another round of monthly checks for Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and other benefit programs distributed by the agency.
What are the average benefit amounts for retired workers and survivors in 2023?
Thanks to the 8.7 percent increase in the Cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) applied to benefits in 2023, the size of the average Social Security payment reached 1,830 in February 2023. This is up from an average payment size of $1,677 seen by beneficiaries in November 2022 before the 2023 COLA took effect.
However, the average amounts vary based on whether or not they are being sent to a retiree or a survivor:
How has the 2023 COLA impacted SSI benefits?
In February, the average payment for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients was $675 this month, compared to the $625 average check for all recipients in November 2022.
Social Security checks for $1,830: Exact mailing dates in April 2023
The SSA will begin distributing Social Security payments on Monday, April 3, to those who have been receiving Social Security benefits since or before 1997. The remaining checks will be sent based on one’s birthday:
What about Supplemental Security Income?
The payments for the SSI were sent on Friday, 31 March, since 1 April falls on a Saturday.