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Employment and Salary in Arizona on People Who Have Disabilities

This handout uses Census data to provide statistics on employment and salaries for people who have disabilities in Arizona

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Employment and Salary in Arizona on people who have disabilities

  • 80% or more have a high school degree or higher
  • Over 51% have at least some college
  • 35% of working-age people with disabilities have jobs
  • Compare to 74% of people with no disabilities have jobs
  • The average salary in Arizona is $21,000
  • People with no disabilities make an average of $10,000 more
  • The poverty level in Arizona for people with disabilities is 21%
  • Poverty level for people with no disabilities is 18%

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Source: US Census Bureau American Community Survey 2011-2016 5 year estimates.