The percentage of working Americans with physical handicaps, and the average incomes of such workers as compared to the general work force.
Workers with disabilities had median earnings of $28,803 (1999 earnings of the 12 million year-round, full-time workers who have any of the six disabilities). By comparison, people with none of these disabilities had median earnings of $33,970. 60% percent of working-age men with disabilities are employed. For women, the rate is 51 percent. Altogether, 10.4 million men and 8.2 million women with disabilities are employed.