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What We Do

The Impact

Your Support Makes a Difference!

Your Gift Drives RESULTS!

JobPath works with the economic consulting firm Applied Economics to evaluate the outcomes of the JobPath program. Their research indicates that your investment in JobPath is worth it!

Since 2006:

  • JobPath's economic impact totals $639.5 million, based on cumulative wage increases for JobPath graduates of $166.9 million!
  • JobPath has helped reduce public assistance expenditures by an estimated $4.1 million!
  • The average return on investment (ROI) is 228% (program funding compared to the increase in wages minus the decrease in public assistance for the year)
  • For every $1.00 of funding from local sources, JobPath produced $2.56 in direct wage increases for graduates in 2017-18.

Majority of JobPath Graduates Stay in Pima County and Earn More

In January of 2016, JobPath released an independent report from Applied Economics that evaluated the long-term outcomes of JobPath graduates between 2010 and 2014. Applied Economics, used data from unemployment insurance records was used to determine the number of graduates currently working in Pima County and how their wage levels increased over time. The following key facts were found:

  • 79% of graduates (300 men and women) are still employed in Pima County.
  • These JobPath graduates increased their income by nearly $10 million over pre-training levels in just five years.
  • JobPath created a total economic impact of $34.3 million on the Pima County economy in 2014-15 based on the current contributions of graduates from the past five years.
  • These impacts were accomplished with a total budget of less than $800,000 per year.

This research was generously underwritten by Valenzuela Dry Wall and The Estes Company in memory of Bill Valenzuela and Bill Estes, Jr.

Complete Economic Impact report developed by Applied Economics