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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment730
Mean wage$49.21
Entry wage$35.54
10th percentile wage$32.89
50th percentile wage$47.80
90th percentile wage$69.62
 Top Employing Industries
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing13018.2%
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers607.9%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services406%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods304.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Administrative and Support Services65.99
Machinery Manufacturing3052.60
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers6049.51
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing13047.84
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer (17-2072)
Research, design, develop, and test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use utilizing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls. Exclude "Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$47.80 $39.77  $8.03
2015$46.59+2.6%$38.76 +2.6%$7.83
2014$45.71+1.9%$38.03 +1.9%$7.68
2013$44.84+1.9%$37.31 +1.9%$7.53
2012$43.97+2.0%$36.58 +2.0%$7.39
2011$43.29+1.6%$36.01 +1.6%$7.27
2010$42.53+1.8%$35.38 +1.8%$7.14
2009$42.07+1.1%$35.00 +1.1%$7.07
2008$40.82+3.1%$33.96 +3.1%$6.86
2007$39.45+3.5%$32.83 +3.5%$6.63
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$47.80 $21.45  $26.35
2015$46.59+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$25.74
2014$45.71+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$25.31
2013$44.84+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$24.85
2012$43.97+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$24.32
2011$43.29+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$23.94
2010$42.53+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$23.51
2009$42.07+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$23.31
2008$40.82+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$22.54
2007$39.45+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$21.76
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 $47.80 730
Highest Employment
Connecticut $47.80 730

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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