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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment2,990
Mean wage$21.66
Entry wage$15.32
10th percentile wage$13.93
50th percentile wage$21.31
90th percentile wage$30.14
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services67022.4%
Administrative and Support Services43014.5%
Ambulatory Health Care Services42014%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities33011.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises2006.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers2025.72
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities24.05
Real Estate24.03
Public Administration6023.47
Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account; preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond; initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection; keeping records of collection and status of accounts.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.31 $19.31  $2.00
2015$20.54+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%$1.93
2014$20.14+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%$1.89
2013$19.73+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%$1.85
2012$19.40+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%$1.82
2011$19.05+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%$1.79
2010$18.74+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%$1.76
2009$18.39+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%$1.73
2008$17.89+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%$1.68
2007$17.32+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%$1.63
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.31 $21.45  -$0.14
2015$20.54+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.31
2014$20.14+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.26
2013$19.73+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.25
2012$19.40+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.25
2011$19.05+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.29
2010$18.74+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$0.27
2009$18.39+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.36
2008$17.89+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.38
2007$17.32+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.37
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 $21.31 2,990
Highest Employment
Connecticut $21.31 2,990

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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