CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2016 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment950
Mean wage$31.12
Entry wage$22.51
10th percentile wage$19.69
50th percentile wage$30.81
90th percentile wage$43.28
 Top Employing Industries
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing56058.6%
Machinery Manufacturing707.4%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing606.8%
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing606.2%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing505.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing56033.02
Primary Metal Manufacturing2031.60
Machinery Manufacturing7030.38
Miscellaneous Manufacturing2029.77
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing6028.44
Industrial Engineering Technicians (17-3026)
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May study and record time, motion, method, and speed involved in performance of production, maintenance, clerical, and other worker operations for such purposes as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30.81 $39.77  -$8.96
2015$30.03+2.6%$38.76 +2.6%-$8.73
2014$29.47+1.9%$38.03 +1.9%-$8.56
2013$28.90+1.9%$37.31 +1.9%-$8.40
2012$28.34+2.0%$36.58 +2.0%-$8.24
2011$27.90+1.6%$36.01 +1.6%-$8.11
2010$27.41+1.8%$35.38 +1.8%-$7.97
2009$27.12+1.1%$35.00 +1.1%-$7.88
2008$26.31+3.1%$33.96 +3.1%-$7.65
2007$25.43+3.5%$32.83 +3.5%-$7.39
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30.81 $21.45  $9.36
2015$30.03+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$9.18
2014$29.47+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$9.06
2013$28.90+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$8.91
2012$28.34+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$8.69
2011$27.90+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$8.56
2010$27.41+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$8.40
2009$27.12+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$8.36
2008$26.31+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$8.03
2007$25.43+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$7.74
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 $30.81 950
Highest Employment
Connecticut $30.81 950

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6285
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
Go to the State of Connecticut website