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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment920
Mean wage$58.92
Entry wage$35.52
10th percentile wage$32.12
50th percentile wage$54.38
90th percentile wage$90.99
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services18019.5%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations13014.5%
Social Assistance12012.5%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services909.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises808.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises8071.43
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3071.14
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities7067.63
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services9063.56
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities3063.45
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers (11-2031)
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds f
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$54.38 $55.95  -$1.56
2015$52.50+3.6%$54.01 +3.6%-$1.51
2014$51.26+2.4%$52.74 +2.4%-$1.47
2013$50.02+2.5%$51.46 +2.5%-$1.44
2012$49.20+1.7%$50.62 +1.7%-$1.42
2011$48.43+1.6%$49.83 +1.6%-$1.39
2010$47.41+2.2%$48.77 +2.2%-$1.36
2009$47.06+.7%$48.42 +.7%-$1.35
2008$45.61+3.2%$46.93 +3.2%-$1.31
2007$44.11+3.4%$45.39 +3.4%-$1.27
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$54.38 $21.45  $32.93
2015$52.50+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$31.65
2014$51.26+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$30.85
2013$50.02+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$30.02
2012$49.20+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$29.55
2011$48.43+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$29.09
2010$47.41+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$28.39
2009$47.06+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$28.31
2008$45.61+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$27.33
2007$44.11+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$26.42
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.
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Connecticut $54.38 920
Highest Employment
Connecticut $54.38 920

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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