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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment4,490
Mean wage$64.34
Entry wage$27.52
10th percentile wage$24.57
50th percentile wage$49.04
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,50078%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities4209.3%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3608.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises300.7%
Real Estate200.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Real Estate2062.32
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,50054.80
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities36034.78
Management of Companies and Enterprises3033.94
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities42033.87
Personal Financial Advisors (13-2052)
Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.04 $35.53  $13.51
2015$47.34+3.6%$34.30 +3.6%$13.04
2014$46.22+2.4%$33.49 +2.4%$12.73
2013$45.10+2.5%$32.68 +2.5%$12.43
2012$44.37+1.7%$32.15 +1.7%$12.22
2011$43.68+1.6%$31.64 +1.6%$12.03
2010$42.75+2.2%$30.97 +2.2%$11.78
2009$42.44+.7%$30.75 +.7%$11.69
2008$41.13+3.2%$29.80 +3.2%$11.33
2007$39.78+3.4%$28.82 +3.4%$10.96
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.04 $21.45  $27.59
2015$47.34+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$26.49
2014$46.22+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$25.82
2013$45.10+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$25.11
2012$44.37+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$24.72
2011$43.68+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$24.34
2010$42.75+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$23.74
2009$42.44+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$23.68
2008$41.13+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$22.85
2007$39.78+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$22.08
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 $49.04 4,490
Highest Employment
Connecticut $49.04 4,490

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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