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The Last Word

by Carol Walsh - Editor-in-Chief
carol.walsh@state.mn.us
August 2017

State Services for the Blind – Employment Services by the Numbers

The goal of finding the right job was reached by 140 blind, visually impaired, and DeafBlind Minnesotans in 2016 with the assistance of State Services for the Blind’s workforce development section. These successful Minnesotans are now working, paying taxes, and contributing to communities statewide.

$16.75 – Average hourly wage for full and part-time work

$19.75 – Average hourly wage for full-time work

$14.31 – Average hourly wage for part-time work

State Services for the Blind, 2016 annual report: https://mn.gov/deed/assets/2016-ssb-annual-report_tcm1045-284750.pdf

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