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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment2,780
Mean wage$41.04
Entry wage$24.51
10th percentile wage$22.40
50th percentile wage$37.55
90th percentile wage$62.26
 Top Employing Industries
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods53019.2%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods43015.4%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities37013.4%
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers30010.8%
Electronics and Appliance Stores1706%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities6050.66
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers30044.22
Management of Companies and Enterprises7043.64
Specialty Trade Contractors42.82
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing3042.10
1st-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers (41-1012)
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers. May perform duties, such as budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$37.55 $13.96  $23.59
2015$37.05+1.3%$13.78 +1.3%$23.28
2014$36.00+2.9%$13.38 +2.9%$22.62
2013$35.13+2.5%$13.06 +2.5%$22.07
2012$34.42+2.1%$12.79 +2.1%$21.62
2011$33.73+2.0%$12.54 +2.0%$21.19
2010$32.96+2.4%$12.25 +2.4%$20.70
2009$32.80+.5%$12.19 +.5%$20.61
2008$32.74+.2%$12.17 +.2%$20.57
2007$31.84+2.8%$11.84 +2.8%$20.00
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$37.55 $21.45  $16.10
2015$37.05+1.3%$20.85 +2.9%$16.20
2014$36.00+2.9%$20.40 +2.2%$15.59
2013$35.13+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$15.14
2012$34.42+2.1%$19.65 +1.7%$14.77
2011$33.73+2.0%$19.34 +1.6%$14.39
2010$32.96+2.4%$19.02 +1.7%$13.94
2009$32.80+.5%$18.76 +1.4%$14.04
2008$32.74+.2%$18.28 +2.6%$14.46
2007$31.84+2.8%$17.69 +3.3%$14.14
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 $37.55 2,780
Highest Employment
Connecticut $37.55 2,780

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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