Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialists at the Veteran’s Administration Credentialed in at least one area, COMS, CLVS,Etc..
Many positions have factored into their base salary a locality adjustment based on the cost of living in specific geographic regions
Locality Adjustments can range from 4.72 (Alaska) percent to percent ( San Jose, California)
San Jose-Oakland-San Francisco, California (35.15%) Indianapolis-Anderson-Columbus, Indiana (14.68%) Rest of the United States (14.16% ) State of Alaska (4.72%)
Congratulations, you have decided to go out on your own and become self-employed Give yourself a pat on the back Now exhale (after you have figured out what you have just done)
Take a moment to say good bye to Dependable paychecks Fringe Benefits Paid time off
Paperwork…. oh what fun Monthly deposits for federal, state and reemployment taxes (unemployment taxes) Keeping current with all licenses required to have a business in your city, county and state
Ensuring that invoices are paid in a timely manner Ensuring that business expenses are paid on time
GS-11 requires ACVREP COMS (at least one area of certification more than one is preferred) Salary Table 2012-GS
Rates Frozen at 2010 Levels effective January 2012 Annual Rates by Grade and Step oversight/pay-leave/salaries- wages/2012/general-schedule/saltbl.pdf
Teacher salaries by state by-state
The National Council of State Agencies for the Blind (NCSAB) ing every state that has a vocational rehabilitation program or a contractor facilitating that need
JoAnne Chalom,COMS, Ed.S. In Focus Mobility, Inc.