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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment750
Mean wage$35.22
Entry wage$23.18
10th percentile wage$20.89
50th percentile wage$33.68
90th percentile wage$49.80
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43057.4%
Public Administration23030.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises68.63
Public Administration23038.64
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43029.37
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (19-2041)
Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Utilizing knowledge of various scientific disciplines may collect, synthesize, study, report, and take action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. Exclude "Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists" (19-1023), "Conservation Scientists" (19-1031), "Forest and Conservation Technicians" (19-4093), "Fish and Game Wardens" (33-3031), and "Forest and Conservation Workers" (45-4011).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.68 $38.46  -$4.78
2015$32.82+2.6%$37.48 +2.6%-$4.65
2014$32.21+1.9%$36.78 +1.9%-$4.57
2013$31.60+1.9%$36.08 +1.9%-$4.48
2012$30.98+2.0%$35.38 +2.0%-$4.39
2011$30.50+1.6%$34.83 +1.6%-$4.32
2010$29.96+1.8%$34.22 +1.8%-$4.25
2009$29.64+1.1%$33.85 +1.1%-$4.20
2008$28.76+3.1%$32.84 +3.1%-$4.08
2007$27.80+3.5%$31.74 +3.5%-$3.94
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.68 $21.45  $12.23
2015$32.82+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$11.97
2014$32.21+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$11.81
2013$31.60+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$11.60
2012$30.98+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$11.33
2011$30.50+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$11.16
2010$29.96+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$10.95
2009$29.64+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$10.89
2008$28.76+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$10.48
2007$27.80+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$10.10
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 $33.68 750
Highest Employment
Connecticut $33.68 750

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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