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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,520
Mean wage$39.68
Entry wage$25.78
10th percentile wage$23.03
50th percentile wage$37.62
90th percentile wage$58.38
 Top Employing Industries
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities71020.1%
Public Administration69019.7%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities38010.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises2807.9%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2306.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities23045.12
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations1043.64
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction3042.39
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation (13-1041)
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. Excludes "Financial Examiners" (13-2061), Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081), Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (29-9011), Occupational Health and Safety Technicians (29-9012), Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093), Agricultural Inspectors (45-2011), Construction and Building Inspectors (47-4011), and Transportation Inspectors (53-6051).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$37.62 $35.53  $2.09
2015$36.32+3.6%$34.30 +3.6%$2.02
2014$35.46+2.4%$33.49 +2.4%$1.97
2013$34.60+2.5%$32.68 +2.5%$1.92
2012$34.04+1.7%$32.15 +1.7%$1.89
2011$33.51+1.6%$31.64 +1.6%$1.86
2010$32.80+2.2%$30.97 +2.2%$1.82
2009$32.56+.7%$30.75 +.7%$1.81
2008$31.55+3.2%$29.80 +3.2%$1.75
2007$30.52+3.4%$28.82 +3.4%$1.70
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$37.62 $21.45  $16.17
2015$36.32+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$15.47
2014$35.46+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$15.06
2013$34.60+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$14.61
2012$34.04+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$14.39
2011$33.51+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$14.16
2010$32.80+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$13.78
2009$32.56+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$13.80
2008$31.55+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$13.27
2007$30.52+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$12.82
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 $37.62 3,520
Highest Employment
Connecticut $37.62 3,520

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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