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Job Training Effectiveness

Job Training Effectiveness

The average annual earnings of clients of the Arapahoe-Douglas Works program (AD/Works). The average new hire earnings of AD/Works clients are measured against the average new hire earnings in the area for non-AD/Works clients.

Reflects the success of the AD/Works program.

Medium – Both Arapahoe County and Douglas County support and direct the initiatives of the AD/Works program.

During the fourth quarter of 2019, Arapahoe/Douglas Works! successfully placed 3,092 people (still working after 6 months) at an average annualized wage of $63,035. In the meantime, the average wage of all new hires in the region during this time was $42,000. This means Arapahoe/Douglas Works! added $21,035 in additional earnings per person placed because of the value of its services.

This individual value-add ($21,035) multiplied by the number successfully placed (3,092) people gives an aggregate amount of $65 million in new worker earnings directly attributable to the value of services offered through Arapahoe/Douglas Works!

Legend: Meeting or exceeding target | Close to target | Below target | Data Pending

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