Ticket to Work Partners’ Summit March 11-12, 2008 Christopher Button, Ph.D. Supervisory Policy Advisor Office of Disability Employment Policy U.S. Department of Labor Washington, D.C. www.dol.gov/odep (866) ODEP-DOL TTY (877) 889-5627 Universal Design CUSTOMIZED EMPLOYMENT
March 11-12, 2008
Christopher Button, Ph.D.Supervisory Policy AdvisorOffice of Disability Employment PolicyU.S. Department of LaborWashington, D.C.www.dol.gov/odep(866) ODEP-DOL TTY (877) 889-5627
Hourly Salary: 96% earning above minimum wage.
Average wage -- $8.60 (range $2.38 to $37.00/hour).
40% earning > $8.15/hour.
Hours worked per week: 33% worked full time (35+ per week). 46% worked less than 21 hours per week.
20% worked 21 - 34 hours/week.
Fringe benefits: 27% offered at least one fringe benefit.
Career Advancement: 63% had a position with career advancement potential.
To Promote Leadership for Increasing Employment and Economic Independence for Adults with Disabilities
John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
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