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ERIC Number: ED016120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-15
Pages: 5
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SURVEY OF SALARIES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS IN SERVICES FOR THE BLIND, JANUARY 1966. FINAL REPORT.
COLLINGWOOD, HUESTEN; ROBERTS, HAROLD G.
THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROJECT WERE TO (1) COLLECT CURRENT DATA ON SALARIES AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND OF PERSONNEL IN 26 PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE OCCUPATIONS SPECIALIZING IN SERVICES FOR THE BLIND AND COMPARE IT WITH 1955 AND 1961 DATA, AND (2) PREPARE AND DISSEMINATE INTERPRETATIVE MATERIAL FOR FUTURE SALARY PLANNING. DATA COLLECTED FROM MAILED QUESTIONNAIRES SHOWED THAT SALARIES HAD INCREASED 28 PERCENT SINCE 1961, COMPARED TO 35 PERCENT BETWEEN 1955 AND 1961, AND THAT 3,800 PERSONS WERE EMPLOYED IN THE SELECTED OCCUPATIONS. TRENDS IN UPGRADING PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION WERE SHOWN BY THE CHANGE IN PREVALENCE OF MASTER'S DEGREES IN EACH OCCUPATIONAL CATEGORY. BETWEEN 1955 AND 1966, THE NUMBER OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELORS HAVING THE DEGREE INCREASED BY 10 PERCENT, REHABILITATION TEACHERS BY 16 PERCENT, MOBILITY INSTRUCTORS BY 42 PERCENT, ELEMENTARY TEACHERS IN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS BY 7 PERCENT, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SUPERVISORS BY 13 PERCENT, AND SOCIAL CASE WORK SUPERVISORS BY 20 PERCENT. THE NUMBER OF SOCIAL CASEWORKERS HAVING THE DEGREE DECREASED BY ONE PERCENT AND SECONDARY TEACHERS IN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS BY 11 PERCENT. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.
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