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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment2,890
Mean wage$52.54
Entry wage$30.60
10th percentile wage$27.51
50th percentile wage$49.79
90th percentile wage$79.43
 Top Employing Industries
Construction of Buildings1,34046.3%
Specialty Trade Contractors65022.5%
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction37012.7%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1605.4%
Public Administration1304.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises2055.33
Public Administration13054.53
Real Estate10053.84
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction37049.27
Construction Managers (11-9021)
Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation. Include specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. Include general superintendents, project managers, and constructors who manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.79 $55.95  -$6.16
2015$48.07+3.6%$54.01 +3.6%-$5.94
2014$46.93+2.4%$52.74 +2.4%-$5.80
2013$45.79+2.5%$51.46 +2.5%-$5.66
2012$45.05+1.7%$50.62 +1.7%-$5.57
2011$44.34+1.6%$49.83 +1.6%-$5.48
2010$43.40+2.2%$48.77 +2.2%-$5.37
2009$43.09+.7%$48.42 +.7%-$5.33
2008$41.76+3.2%$46.93 +3.2%-$5.16
2007$40.39+3.4%$45.39 +3.4%-$4.99
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.79 $21.45  $28.34
2015$48.07+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$27.22
2014$46.93+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$26.53
2013$45.79+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$25.80
2012$45.05+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$25.40
2011$44.34+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$25.00
2010$43.40+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$24.39
2009$43.09+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$24.33
2008$41.76+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$23.48
2007$40.39+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$22.69
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 $49.79 2,890
Highest Employment
Connecticut $49.79 2,890

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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