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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment710
Mean wage$20.42
Entry wage$14.49
10th percentile wage$12.92
50th percentile wage$20.82
90th percentile wage$27.93
 Top Employing Industries
Ambulatory Health Care Services35048.8%
Administrative and Support Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Administrative and Support Services21.97
Ambulatory Health Care Services35018.90
Medical Transcriptionists (31-9094)
Use transcribing machines with headset and foot pedal to listen to recordings by physicians and other healthcare professionals dictating a variety of medical reports, such as emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form to the dictator for review and signature, or correction.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.82 $15.32  $5.50
2015$20.27+2.7%$14.91 +2.7%$5.35
2014$19.86+2.0%$14.62 +2.0%$5.25
2013$19.61+1.3%$14.43 +1.3%$5.18
2012$19.33+1.5%$14.22 +1.5%$5.11
2011$19.06+1.4%$14.02 +1.4%$5.03
2010$18.86+1.1%$13.87 +1.1%$4.98
2009$18.49+2.0%$13.60 +2.0%$4.88
2008$17.98+2.8%$13.23 +2.8%$4.75
2007$17.28+4.1%$12.71 +4.1%$4.56
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.82 $21.45  -$0.62
2015$20.27+2.7%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.58
2014$19.86+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.54
2013$19.61+1.3%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.38
2012$19.33+1.5%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.32
2011$19.06+1.4%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.28
2010$18.86+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%-$0.15
2009$18.49+2.0%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.27
2008$17.98+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.29
2007$17.28+4.1%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.41
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 $20.82 710
Highest Employment
Connecticut $20.82 710

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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