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DISABILITY BENCHMARKS

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT BENCHMARKS

Each year the National Organization on Disability compiles the results of companies who take the Disability Employment Tracker™.

The 2016 data contains information from Fortune 500 companies (41% of respondents) and federal contractors (78%) across a range of industry sectors, including:

  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare Services and Pharmaceutical
  • Commercial and Professional Services
  • Technology and Equipment
  • Food and Agriculture

CATEGORIES OF DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT

NOD finds that these key areas must be addressed to build a robust disability employment capability:

NOD finds that four areas must be addressed to build a robust Disability Employment capability: Climate and culture, Tracking and measurement, Results and opportunities and Employment lifecycle.

2016 Trends in DISABILITY Employment PRACTICES

 

The results of the 2016 Tracker data show that on average 75% of companies track the ratio of employees with disabilities hired to all hires, reflecting a 6% increase from 2015.

The results of the 2016 Tracker data show that on average 75% of companies track the ratio of employees with disabilities hired to all hires, reflecting a 6% increase from 2015.

On average, people with disabilities comprise 3% of the workforce at companies in our 2016 data set, falling below the 7% target set by federal guidelines. This number remains unchanged from the 2015 Tracker results.

On average, people with disabilities comprise 3% of the workforce at companies in our 2016 data set, falling below the 7% target set by federal guidelines. This number remains unchanged from the 2015 Tracker results.

In the 2016 Tracker data, 16% of companies have achieved the 7% utilization goal for employees with disabilities set by federal guidelines. This is nearly double the rate seen in 2015, which found 9% of companies achieving compliance.

In the 2016 Tracker data, 16% of companies have achieved the 7% utilization goal for employees with disabilities set by federal guidelines. This is nearly double the rate seen in 2015, which found 9% of companies achieving compliance.

To see how your company compares to its own goals and industry benchmarks, sign up for the Disability Employment Tracker™ today.