How many hours can you work if on disability

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:57

How many hours are you allowed to work if on disability

Barb (not verified)
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:41 Permalink

its 2018, how much am I allowed to make that wont hurt my disability??

Anonymous (not verified)
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:23 Permalink

how many hours are you allowed to work for someone (part time) while collecting ssdi

rsg

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:52 Permalink

Hi There,

There are no hour restrictions, you cannot make more than $850 a month, or you enter the Trial Work Period.

tami (not verified)

In reply to by rsg

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:25 Permalink

I realize $850 is the limit. I am looking for something called work hours. not weekly, but I have worked enough to be considered no longer elible for ssdi

tami (not verified)

In reply to by rsg

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:27 Permalink

so, I can work for the rest of my life about 18hrs a week and never ger cut off disabilty

rsg

In reply to by tami (not verified)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:56 Permalink

Hi Tami,

There is no limit on hours you can work. The SSA has the monthly income limit of $850 before entering the Trial Work Period.

Robert Thomas (not verified)
Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:17 Permalink

I receive social security disability benefits. I want to try and work a part time job.
How much can I earn without losing my benefits?
Thank you!

Anonymous (not verified)
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:10 Permalink

If I make 900 dollars a month will that affect my disability payments?

rsg

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:00 Permalink

Hi There,

If you make over $850 a month you will enter the Trial Work Period. Once you complete the TWP the SSA may review your case to see if you can work enough to support your self and stop benefits.

hi my name is … (not verified)
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 17:27 Permalink

I work at McDonalds two a week hours is 12.60 and my other job is 20 hour per week can do that

pam (not verified)
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:45 Permalink

Quick question i'm on disability and I am getting a job I need to know how many hours I can work i'm not sure what the pay it yet but I do not want to lose my benefits what I do know it's between 10.00 and 10.50 a hour is what I put down haven't started yet but I need to know so they can figure out my hours

Eric

In reply to by pam (not verified)

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:38 Permalink

Hi Pam,

There is no limit to the amount of hours you can work. However, if you earn more than $750 a month, it will trigger a work trial period.

Anonymous (not verified)
Mon, 07/02/2018 - 20:45 Permalink

I’m on social security disability can I work part time

Milton Wilder (not verified)
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:48 Permalink

My disability is 850 so if I work 2 days can i

Lexeyy (not verified)
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:13 Permalink

Hi I received ssi $750 month but I wanted started workin a part time job that I can make 1200 a month would it affect my benefits

rsg

In reply to by Lexeyy (not verified)

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:54 Permalink

Hi Lexeyy,

The maximum you can make a month is $1180, so making $1200 a month will most likely impact your benefits or have them stopped.

Anonymous (not verified)
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:18 Permalink

Hi,
I'm asking for my aunt. She is on SSDI and get around $1,622.00 a month. She would like to go back to work PT. How much is she allow to make a month without losing her disability?

rsg

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:56 Permalink

Hi There,

You can earn up to $850 a month before entering the Trial Work Period.

Stanley Rumsey (not verified)
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:24 Permalink

If I go over the amount of money that I am allowed to make on disability,how much will I have to pay back?

Eric

In reply to by Stanley Rumsey (not verified)

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 16:48 Permalink

Hi Stanley,

It really depends on the situation at hand. If you have further questions regarding that then you may want to speak with a SSA representative regarding that.

Gary pannell (not verified)
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:59 Permalink

Work new job pays $10 an hour working 25 hours part-time I'm safe?

Micki (not verified)
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 05:55 Permalink

If you make 400 every 2 weeks from part time and get 935 social security will that messe up

rsg

In reply to by Micki (not verified)

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:43 Permalink

Hi Micki,

The monthly income limit is $850 a month before you enter the TWP. So as long as you stay under that amount, it should not impact your benefits.

Jill (not verified)
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:42 Permalink

I am currently on Ssdi and 2 of my children receive SSI. I've recently been feeling like substitute teaching 1-2 days, probably just half days, would be something I could handle, on the days I felt well enough. The school is 2 houses away from mine, I wouldn't have to drive far. I feel like it would help emotionally with me as well. I am afraid it would hurt my current benefits and if I were to end up back in hospital, as I frequently do, we'd be in trouble. How do I find out if this is acceptable? Thanks

rsg

In reply to by Jill (not verified)

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:38 Permalink

Hi Jill,

The most you can make in a month before entering the TWP is $850, but if you make under that then it most likely will not impact your benefits.

If some of your children are receiving SSI then their benefits are based on your household income so you'll want to make sure that it won't impact their benefits. You can call the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 or make an appointment to speak with someone in person at your local SSA office.

Tanya johnson. (not verified)
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:57 Permalink

How mych can i make working above my disability check?

Eric

In reply to by Tanya johnson. (not verified)

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 15:22 Permalink

Hi Tanya,

If you earn more $850 a month that could trigger a work trial period from the SSA. To be safe, your monthly income should not exceed that.

Kim (not verified)
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:20 Permalink

Can u work any while receiving SSI disability

Eric

In reply to by Kim (not verified)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 17:11 Permalink

Hi Kim,

Yes, you can work while on SSDI benefits. However, if you earn more than $850 a month, it could trigger a work trial period from the SSA.

Anonymous (not verified)
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:30 Permalink

Will I lose my SSI Income if I work part time

Eric

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:03 Permalink

It depends on how much money you make working part time. If you're monthly income exceeds $750 a month you could trigger a work trial period.

Jim (not verified)
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 15:35 Permalink

Can I work while I'm on sis and how much can I work and earn

Eric

In reply to by Jim (not verified)

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:04 Permalink

Hi Jim,

Yes you can. The amount of time does not matter, but if you earn more than $850, you could trigger a work trial period.

Veronica Gutierrez (not verified)
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 04:37 Permalink

I have two minor boy that are receive SSI for medical condition .I do not work due to taking care of them I was told that child-support is the reason why their monthly payment checks have lowered to $400 each son .when I get childsupport it’s $575 for my youngest son and $275 for the other. Can u explain it to me??
money went to pay rent and anything I didn’t get from CCS and medical organizations

Kiki (not verified)
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:24 Permalink

How many hours can I work while on social Security

Eric

In reply to by Kiki (not verified)

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:06 Permalink

Hi Kiki,

The amount of hours does not matter. If you earn more than $850/month you could trigger a trial work period.

Marcus (not verified)
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:57 Permalink

Can I work 40 hours a week on disability without getting cut off disability

Eric

In reply to by Marcus (not verified)

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 12:34 Permalink

Hi Marcus,

The amount of hours does not matter, but if you earn more than $750/Month, that could trigger a trial work period.

Sal (not verified)
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:34 Permalink

I started working Uber last month. Can I deduct gas and tolls. Because if I can;t Im toast

Keith Mauldin (not verified)
Wed, 12/26/2018 - 10:51 Permalink

If I work 30 hours a week. 28 hours paid per week will I still be ok.

Eric

In reply to by Keith Mauldin (not verified)

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:09 Permalink

Hi Keith,

The amount of hours you work per week does not matter. If you earn more than $771 per month, that could trigger a trial work period.

Anonymous (not verified)
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:00 Permalink

My employer needs me to work a extra shift for the next two weeks. Will this affect my disability?

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