State Employment Snapshot: kentucky

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.

 kentucky 2018Nation 2018
 NumberPercentNumberPercent
Total in day and employment services9,882  641,608  
Total in integrated employment services3,69337%135,22821%
Total funding for day and employment services$74,002,079.00  $9,376,286,593  
Total funding for integrated employment services$5,224,356.007.1% $891,362,40311.6%

* = 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.

 kentucky 2017/2018Nation 2017/2018
 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
14% *  * 19%  *  *
In an individual job
individual job without or with publicly funded supports
14%$8.3019.214%$8.9427.6
     In an individual job without
     publicly funded supports
5% * 19.25%$9.3230.0
     In an individual job with
     publicly funded supports
8%$7.9619.77%$9.5126.5
In a group supported job1% * 16.75%$8.1824.5
Employment support unknown2% *  * 5% *  * 

* = Data not available

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