State Employment Snapshot: Illinois

How many individuals participate in integrated employment services provided by the state intellectual and developmental disability agency?

Source: National Survey of State IDD Agency Day and Employment Services
Who: Individuals who receive a day or employment service funded or monitored by the state IDD agency.
What: Participation in integrated employment, including both individual job supports and group supported employment. Individuals may be working or be on a pathway to employment.

 Illinois 2016Nation 2016
 NumberPercentNumberPercent
Total in day and employment services23,840  638,568  
Total in integrated employment services1,7227%120,24419%
Total funding for day and employment services$247,266,077.00  $6,655,503,290  
Total funding for integrated employment services$8,642,420.003.5% $864,859,93413%

* = Data not available

How many people are working for pay in an integrated job?

Source: National Core Indicators Project Adult Consumer Survey
Who: Individuals who receive any service other than/in addition to case management from the state IDD agency. Inclusion criteria varies by state.
What: Individuals who are reported as working for pay in an integrated job.

 Illinois 2015/2016Nation 2015/2016
 PercentMean wages earned in 2 weeksMean hours worked in 2 weeksPercentMean wages earned in 2 weeksMean hours worked in 2 weeks
In an integrated job
individual supported job + group supported employment + competitive job
9% *  * 19%  *  *
In an individual job
individual job without or with publicly funded supports
8%$236.4623.814%$230.3325.9
     In an individual job without
     publicly funded supports
2%$196.2526.75%$237.0526.8
     In an individual job with
     publicly funded supports
2%$216.1122.77%$221.9625.1
In a group supported job2%$205.4225.46%$167.3425.8
Employment support unknown4% *  * 4% *  * 

* = Data not available

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