Maximum Social Security benefits for 2022 is $4,194. This amount will be given to those people who earn most. Here is all about how much salary you need to get this maximum payment
Always remember that your Social Security benefits are based on your average wages.
Your average wage is calculated by your full 35 years career when your earnings were highest.
So on this formula you need to earn $147,000 in 2022 to get maximum Social Security benefit of $4,194.
But to get this maximum amount you have to wait up to 70 years to claim
If you claim before full retirement (age 67) then you will never get the maximum social security benefits
If you claim at just age 62 then you get only 70% of your full payment