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Torrington Labor Market Area (1Q 2015)
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Estimated employment190
Mean wage23.81
Entry wage16.05
10th percentile wage14.81
50th percentile wage25.54
90th percentile wage30.62
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Construction Laborers (47-2061)
Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers. Exclude construction laborers who primarily assist a particular craft worker, and classify them under "Helpers, Construction Trades" (47-3011 through 47-3016).
Mean Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.81 $26.41  -$2.60
2014$23.79+.1%$26.39 +.1%-$2.59
2013$23.28+2.2%$25.82 +2.2%-$2.54
2012$22.93+1.5%$25.43 +1.5%-$2.50
2011$22.73+.9%$25.21 +.9%-$2.48
2010$22.40+1.5%$24.84 +1.5%-$2.44
2009$22.14+1.2%$24.56 +1.2%-$2.41
2008$21.90+1.1%$24.30 +1.1%-$2.39
2007$21.18+3.4%$23.49 +3.4%-$2.31
2006$20.37+4.0%$22.60 +4.0%-$2.22
YearThis OccupationCompared to
All Occupations
Current$23.81 $22.39  $1.42
2014$23.79+.1%$22.21 +.8%$1.58
2013$23.28+2.2%$21.73 +2.2%$1.55
2012$22.93+1.5%$21.29 +2.1%$1.63
2011$22.73+.9%$20.93 +1.7%$1.80
2010$22.40+1.5%$20.60 +1.6%$1.80
2009$22.14+1.2%$20.25 +1.7%$1.89
2008$21.90+1.1%$19.98 +1.4%$1.93
2007$21.18+3.4%$19.47 +2.6%$1.71
2006$20.37+4.0%$18.85 +3.3%$1.53

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2015

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