The average monthly Social Security payment for retirees was $1,471 in June 2019. But many retirees receive over $2,000 per month from the Social Security Administration, and payments could be as much as $3,770 in 2019.
The maximum possible Social Security benefit in 2019 depends on the age you begin to collect payments and is:
$2,209 at age 62
$2,861 at age 66
$3,770 at age 70