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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment4,960
Mean wage$48.00
Entry wage$25.84
10th percentile wage$20.89
50th percentile wage$42.10
90th percentile wage$80.50
 Top Employing Industries
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers1,47029.6%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods1,02020.5%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods4609.2%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing3306.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises2204.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers1,47052.09
Publishing Industries (except Internet)18047.41
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17047.02
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services21046.13
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods46046.05
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (41-4011)
Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$42.10 $13.96  $28.14
2015$41.54+1.3%$13.78 +1.3%$27.77
2014$40.36+2.9%$13.38 +2.9%$26.98
2013$39.39+2.5%$13.06 +2.5%$26.33
2012$38.59+2.1%$12.79 +2.1%$25.79
2011$37.82+2.0%$12.54 +2.0%$25.28
2010$36.95+2.4%$12.25 +2.4%$24.70
2009$36.78+.5%$12.19 +.5%$24.58
2008$36.71+.2%$12.17 +.2%$24.54
2007$35.70+2.8%$11.84 +2.8%$23.86
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$42.10 $21.45  $20.65
2015$41.54+1.3%$20.85 +2.9%$20.69
2014$40.36+2.9%$20.40 +2.2%$19.96
2013$39.39+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$19.39
2012$38.59+2.1%$19.65 +1.7%$18.94
2011$37.82+2.0%$19.34 +1.6%$18.48
2010$36.95+2.4%$19.02 +1.7%$17.94
2009$36.78+.5%$18.76 +1.4%$18.02
2008$36.71+.2%$18.28 +2.6%$18.43
2007$35.70+2.8%$17.69 +3.3%$18.00
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 $42.10 4,960
Highest Employment
Connecticut $42.10 4,960

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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