How Much Money Does Social Security Pay in Disability Benefits

Health problems can rob you of your ability to make a living. But Social Security Disability benefits were set up to help you afford basic needs and maintain a life of dignity. How large are those monthly disability checks? Typically they’re only a portion of your past income, but the exact amount depends on your individual situation. In this chart from The Robertson Wendt Disability — Finkel Law Firm LLC in South Carolina, see how disability payments are determined.