Can Social Security find you a job?

The Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program is designed to support Social Security disability beneficiaries ages 18 through 64 who want to work. The Ticket Program is not a direct hiring program. However, it can connect job seekers with disabilities to job search resources and other employment services and information.

Is working for SSA a good job?

Great pay. The pay is great and most mangers are willing to help, but others seem very stressed out and tense. You do very important work and it really does help a lot of people in need of assistance.

How long does it take to get hired at SSA?

* How long does it take to make a decision? Generally, it takes about 3 to 5 months to get a decision. However, the exact time depends on how long it takes to get your medical records and any other evidence needed to make a decision.

Is SSA a federal job?

As of 2018, about 60,000 people were employed by SSA….Social Security Administration.

Agency overview
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States
Headquarters Woodlawn, Maryland, U.S.
Employees 60,000
Annual budget $1.06 trillion (FY 2018)

How much does Social Security employees make?

Social Security Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $83,000 $6,916
75th Percentile $55,000 $4,583
Average $49,385 $4,115
25th Percentile $29,000 $2,416

Does the Social Security Administration drug test employees?

Do I have to pass a drug test in order to receive benefits? Although the Social Security Administration (SSA) has no drug testing policy for disability benefits, drug or alcohol use or abuse can certainly affect your mental or physical impairment as well as your disability claim.

How long does SSA background check take?

3-10 days for background check .

What is SS salary?

Workers and employers pay for Social Security. Workers pay 6.2 percent of their earnings up to a cap, which is $127,200 a year in 2017. (The cap on taxable earnings usually rises each year with average wages.) Employers pay a matching amount for a combined contribution of 12.4 percent of earnings.

What are SSA office hours?

Social Security office hours have been cut in the past couple years. Office hours are generally 9:00 to noon on Wednesdays, and 9:00 to 4:00 on other weekdays. Fridays may be less busy.

What is SSA earnings?

Social Security and Social Security Benefits. Social Security Earnings Definition. For Social Security purposes, your earnings are the sum of gross wages plus net earnings from self-employment, minus any net loss from self-employment.

What is a SSA Employment Network?

Employment Network. Employment Networks are a part of Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work program. The Ticket to Work program is a free, voluntary program available to individuals who receive Social Security Disability benefits. The goal of the program is available to offer assistance to Social Security Disability recipients who…

How can you get a job without Social Security number?

If you are new to the U.S., you can work without an SSN temporarily. However, you must apply for a number with the Social Security Administration, or the SSA, immediately, and provide it to your employer upon receipt and within 90 days of starting your job.