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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment1,180
Mean wage$39.32
Entry wage$26.10
10th percentile wage$25.20
50th percentile wage$36.95
90th percentile wage$59.52
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43036.4%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities908%
Educational Services806.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises403.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities9052.88
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services4039.29
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43037.60
Computer Network Support Specialists (15-1152)
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption. Excludes Network and Computer Systems Administrators (15-1142) and Computer Network Architects (15-1143).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$36.95 $41.30  -$4.34
2015$36.01+2.6%$40.25 +2.6%-$4.23
2014$35.34+1.9%$39.50 +1.9%-$4.16
2013$34.66+1.9%$38.74 +1.9%-$4.08
2012$33.99+2.0%$37.99 +2.0%-$4.00
2011$33.46+1.6%$37.40 +1.6%-$3.93
2010$32.87+1.8%$36.74 +1.8%-$3.87
2009$32.52+1.1%$36.35 +1.1%-$3.82
2008$31.55+3.1%$35.27 +3.1%-$3.71
2007$30.50+3.5%$34.09 +3.5%-$3.59
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$36.95 $21.45  $15.50
2015$36.01+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$15.16
2014$35.34+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$14.93
2013$34.66+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$14.67
2012$33.99+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$14.34
2011$33.46+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$14.12
2010$32.87+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$13.86
2009$32.52+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$13.76
2008$31.55+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$13.28
2007$30.50+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$12.80
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 $36.95 1,180
Highest Employment
Connecticut $36.95 1,180

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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