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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment1,060
Mean wage$24.05
Entry wage$14.74
10th percentile wage$13.23
50th percentile wage$23.64
90th percentile wage$36.98
 Top Employing Industries
Broadcasting (except Internet)38035.8%
Educational Services16015.6%
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries11010.1%
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Rental and Leasing Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services16028.83
Broadcasting (except Internet)38025.93
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries11022.24
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries19.76
Rental and Leasing Services17.23
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians (27-4011)
Set up or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems. Exclude "Sound Engineering Technicians" (27-4014).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.64 $25.03  -$1.39
2015$23.04+2.6%$24.39 +2.6%-$1.35
2014$22.61+1.9%$23.94 +1.9%-$1.32
2013$22.18+1.9%$23.48 +1.9%-$1.30
2012$21.75+2.0%$23.02 +2.0%-$1.27
2011$21.41+1.6%$22.67 +1.6%-$1.25
2010$21.03+1.8%$22.27 +1.8%-$1.23
2009$20.81+1.1%$22.03 +1.1%-$1.22
2008$20.19+3.1%$21.37 +3.1%-$1.18
2007$19.51+3.5%$20.66 +3.5%-$1.14
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.64 $21.45  $2.19
2015$23.04+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$2.19
2014$22.61+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$2.20
2013$22.18+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$2.18
2012$21.75+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$2.10
2011$21.41+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$2.07
2010$21.03+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$2.02
2009$20.81+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$2.05
2008$20.19+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$1.91
2007$19.51+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$1.82
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 $23.64 1,060
Highest Employment
Connecticut $23.64 1,060

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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