U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Indicator 1.5: Ratio of Average VR Hourly Wage To Average State Hourly Wage: Fiscal Year 2007

General and Combined Agencies

Agency Average Hourly Wage for Individuals with Competitive Employment Outcomes Average Annual State Wage 2007 (Fiscal Year Wage) Average Hourly State Wage for 2007 (Fiscal Year Wage) Ratio of Average Hourly VR Wage to Average State Wage: Indicator 1.5 (>=.52)
ALABAMA-C 8.78 37167 17.87 0.491
ALASKA-C 13.56 43433 20.88 0.649
AMERICAN SAMOA-C 9.46     N/A
ARIZONA-C 10.65 41301 19.86 0.536
ARKANSAS-G 10.54 33293 16.01 0.658
CALIFORNIA-C 11.37 49933 24.01 0.474
COLORADO-C 10.61 44720 21.5 0.494
CONNECTICUT-G 16.26 57395 27.59 0.589
DELAWARE-G 9.64 46943 22.57 0.427
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-C 12.35 72527 34.87 0.354
FLORIDA-G 11.72 39442 18.96 0.618
GEORGIA-C 8.74 41886 20.14 0.434
GUAM-C 8.89     N/A
HAWAII-C 11.53 39052 18.78 0.614
IDAHO-G 9.77 33345 16.03 0.61
ILLINOIS-C 9.41 47086 22.64 0.416
INDIANA-C 10.83 37258 17.91 0.605
IOWA-G 10.73 35295 16.97 0.632
KANSAS-C 8.96 36790 17.69 0.507
KENTUCKY-G 10.39 36153 17.38 0.598
LOUISIANA-C 13.35 37778 18.16 0.735
MAINE-G 11.03 34762 16.71 0.66
MARYLAND-C 10.11 47658 22.91 0.441
MASSACHUSETTS-G 11.92 54509 26.21 0.455
MICHIGAN-G 11.6 43095 20.72 0.56
MINNESOTA-G 10.56 43771 21.04 0.502
MISSISSIPPI-C 11.22 31967 15.37 0.73
MISSOURI-G 9.57 38103 18.32 0.522
MONTANA-C 9.87 31759 15.27 0.646
NEBRASKA-G 9.36 34749 16.71 0.561
NEVADA-C 11 41418 19.91 0.553
NEW HAMPSHIRE-C 10.72 43875 21.09 0.508
NEW JERSEY-G 11.44 53378 25.66 0.446
NEW MEXICO-G 10.87 35841 17.23 0.631
NEW YORK-G 10.37 58838 28.29 0.366
NORTH CAROLINA-G 9.03 38558 18.54 0.487
NORTH DAKOTA-C 10.56 32448 15.6 0.677
NORTHERN MARIANAS-C 13.42     N/A
OHIO-C 11.78 39624 19.05 0.618
OKLAHOMA-C 10.22 34905 16.78 0.609
OREGON-G 10.66 39117 18.81 0.567
PENNSYLVANIA-C 10.65 42783 20.57 0.518
PUERTO RICO-C 7.66 24440 11.75 0.652
RHODE ISLAND-C 10.47 41366 19.89 0.527
SOUTH CAROLINA-G 10.22 35009 16.83 0.607
SOUTH DAKOTA-G 8.1 31226 15.01 0.539
TENNESSEE-C 9.93 38714 18.61 0.533
TEXAS-G 10.45 44135 21.22 0.492
UTAH-C 10.69 36595 17.59 0.608
VERMONT-G 10.35 36504 17.55 0.59
VIRGIN ISLANDS-C 8.54 36179 17.39 0.491
VIRGINIA-G 9.42 45539 21.89 0.43
WASHINGTON-G 10.72 44525 21.41 0.501
WEST VIRGINIA-C 11.04 33657 16.18 0.682
WISCONSIN-C 10.37 37752 18.15 0.572
WYOMING-C 10.9 38532 18.53 0.588
FY2007 file of 7/7/2008
Only preliminary state wage data for 2007 were available in February, 2008.
State average wage uses 4 quarters that are comparable to the Fiscal Year 2007.
Average wage was computed from average weekly wages Quarters 1 and 2 (preliminary) of 2007 and Quarters 3 and 4 (final) of 2006.
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