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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment5,020
Mean wage$39.38
Entry wage$28.78
10th percentile wage$26.09
50th percentile wage$38.87
90th percentile wage$54.46
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services3,29065.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises2605.2%
Administrative and Support Services2104.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1703.5%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)1402.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities17046.93
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods1046.39
Publishing Industries (except Internet)14044.24
Management of Companies and Enterprises26043.51
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers43.36
Computer Programmers (15-1131)
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$38.87 $41.30  -$2.42
2015$37.88+2.6%$40.25 +2.6%-$2.36
2014$37.17+1.9%$39.50 +1.9%-$2.32
2013$36.46+1.9%$38.74 +1.9%-$2.27
2012$35.75+2.0%$37.99 +2.0%-$2.23
2011$35.20+1.6%$37.40 +1.6%-$2.20
2010$34.58+1.8%$36.74 +1.8%-$2.16
2009$34.21+1.1%$36.35 +1.1%-$2.13
2008$33.19+3.1%$35.27 +3.1%-$2.07
2007$32.08+3.5%$34.09 +3.5%-$2.00
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$38.87 $21.45  $17.42
2015$37.88+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$17.03
2014$37.17+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$16.77
2013$36.46+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$16.47
2012$35.75+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$16.10
2011$35.20+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$15.86
2010$34.58+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$15.57
2009$34.21+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$15.45
2008$33.19+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$14.92
2007$32.08+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$14.39
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 $38.87 5,020
Highest Employment
Connecticut $38.87 5,020

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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