2016 Staff Stability Survey Report
Jan 18th, 2018
NCI is proud to release the 2016 NCI Staff Stability Survey Report.
Within the report you will find information on tenure, turnover, vacancy rates, wages and benefits offered for Direct Support Professionals employed by provider agencies within state I/DD service systems. 20 States plus the District of Columbia participated in the 2016 NCI Staff Stability Survey.
For example, of the DSPs that left (separated from) employment between January 1 and December 31 2016, 38.2% had been employed for less than 6 months before leaving.
The average turnover rate for DSPs in 2016 ranged by state from 24.1% to 69.1%. The NCI average was 45.5%.
Across all service types and settings, DSPs received a median hourly wage of $11.41/hour.
A big thank you to the states participating in this important data collection. And if your state is interested in participating for 2017, It is not too late to join in the 2017 data gathering. Please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org