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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment2,040
Mean wage$33.98
Entry wage$20.08
10th percentile wage$17.51
50th percentile wage$31.88
90th percentile wage$50.58
 Top Employing Industries
Broadcasting (except Internet)1,39068.5%
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries37018%
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries904.3%
Educational Services703.6%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services603.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services6036.51
Broadcasting (except Internet)1,39032.24
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries37031.35
Educational Services7029.82
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries9028.32
Producers and Directors (27-2012)
Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.88 $25.03  $6.85
2015$31.07+2.6%$24.39 +2.6%$6.68
2014$30.49+1.9%$23.94 +1.9%$6.55
2013$29.91+1.9%$23.48 +1.9%$6.43
2012$29.32+2.0%$23.02 +2.0%$6.30
2011$28.87+1.6%$22.67 +1.6%$6.20
2010$28.36+1.8%$22.27 +1.8%$6.09
2009$28.06+1.1%$22.03 +1.1%$6.03
2008$27.22+3.1%$21.37 +3.1%$5.85
2007$26.31+3.5%$20.66 +3.5%$5.65
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.88 $21.45  $10.43
2015$31.07+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$10.22
2014$30.49+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$10.08
2013$29.91+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$9.91
2012$29.32+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$9.67
2011$28.87+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$9.53
2010$28.36+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$9.35
2009$28.06+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$9.30
2008$27.22+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$8.95
2007$26.31+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$8.62
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.
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Best Pay
Connecticut $31.88 2,040
Highest Employment
Connecticut $31.88 2,040

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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