State Employment Snapshot: Pennsylvania

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.

 Pennsylvania 2020Nation 2020
 NumberPercentNumberPercent
Total in day and employment services31,308  650,057  
Total in integrated employment services5,96619%140,87122%
Total funding for day and employment services$676,340,076.00  $9,639,272,494  
Total funding for integrated employment services$43,863,334.006% $892,111,99410%

* = 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.

 Pennsylvania 2018/2019Nation 2018/2019
 PercentMean hourly wages earned in 2 weeksMean hours worked in 2 weeksPercentMean hourly wages earned in 2 weeksMean hours worked in 2 weeks
In an integrated job
individual supported job + group supported employment + competitive job
19% *  * 22%  *  *
In an individual job
individual job without or with publicly funded supports
17% *  * 16%  *  *
     In an individual job without
     publicly funded supports
7%$8.86 * 6%$9.71  *
     In an individual job with
     publicly funded supports
8%$8.88 * 8%$9.64  *
In a group supported job3%$7.7825.57%$8.2924.6
Employment support unknown3% *  * 4% *  * 

* = Data not available

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