Working people with disabilities have much lower median monthly earnings than workers with no work disability. In 1994-1995 the median monthly earnings of men with no disabilities was $2,190; men with non-severe disabilities earned $1,857; and men with severe disabilities earned $1,262. The median monthly earnings for women with and without disabilities consistently was significantly lower than that of men. Women with no disabilities earned $1,470; with non-severe disabilities, $1,200 and with severe disabilities, $1,000.
Source: McNeil (1997) Americans With Disabilities: 1994-95; U.S. Bureau of the Census Website
Surveys: SIPP, 1994-95