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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment1,220
Mean wage$21.29
Entry wage$14.73
10th percentile wage$13.13
50th percentile wage$20.59
90th percentile wage$30.81
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration18014.8%
General Merchandise Stores1007.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises907.7%
Social Assistance907.5%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services806.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Specialty Trade Contractors2023.75
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities23.30
Public Administration18022.52
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing3022.25
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods2022.03
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping (43-4161)
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Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.59 $19.31  $1.28
2015$19.84+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%$1.23
2014$19.46+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%$1.21
2013$19.07+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%$1.19
2012$18.74+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%$1.17
2011$18.40+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%$1.14
2010$18.11+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%$1.13
2009$17.77+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%$1.10
2008$17.29+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%$1.07
2007$16.73+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%$1.04
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.59 $21.45  -$0.85
2015$19.84+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$1.00
2014$19.46+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.94
2013$19.07+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.92
2012$18.74+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.90
2011$18.40+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.93
2010$18.11+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$0.90
2009$17.77+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.98
2008$17.29+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.99
2007$16.73+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.96
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 $20.59 1,220
Highest Employment
Connecticut $20.59 1,220

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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