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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment3,450
Mean wage$34.79
Entry wage$21.53
10th percentile wage$19.57
50th percentile wage$31.90
90th percentile wage$54.21
 Top Employing Industries
Social Assistance1,40040.5%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities71020.5%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations38011%
Public Administration35010.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises2106.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration35039.60
Ambulatory Health Care Services16038.30
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services37.70
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations38037.34
Social and Community Service Managers (11-9151)
Plan, organize, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.90 $55.95  -$24.05
2015$30.80+3.6%$54.01 +3.6%-$23.21
2014$30.07+2.4%$52.74 +2.4%-$22.66
2013$29.34+2.5%$51.46 +2.5%-$22.11
2012$28.86+1.7%$50.62 +1.7%-$21.76
2011$28.41+1.6%$49.83 +1.6%-$21.41
2010$27.81+2.2%$48.77 +2.2%-$20.96
2009$27.61+.7%$48.42 +.7%-$20.81
2008$26.75+3.2%$46.93 +3.2%-$20.17
2007$25.88+3.4%$45.39 +3.4%-$19.50
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.90 $21.45  $10.45
2015$30.80+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$9.95
2014$30.07+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$9.66
2013$29.34+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$9.35
2012$28.86+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$9.21
2011$28.41+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$9.07
2010$27.81+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$8.79
2009$27.61+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$8.85
2008$26.75+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$8.48
2007$25.88+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$8.18
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 $31.90 3,450
Highest Employment
Connecticut $31.90 3,450

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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