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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,760
Mean wage$21.18
Entry wage$14.09
10th percentile wage$12.45
50th percentile wage$19.19
90th percentile wage$32.76
 Top Employing Industries
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation42024.1%
Public Administration1709.9%
Specialty Trade Contractors1508.7%
Couriers and Messengers1508.3%
Administrative and Support Services1407.7%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Truck Transportation9029.04
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods2024.34
Nonstore Retailers4023.88
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services6023.09
Couriers and Messengers15021.86
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032)
Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.19 $19.31  -$0.11
2015$18.50+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%-$0.11
2014$18.13+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%-$0.11
2013$17.77+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%-$0.11
2012$17.47+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%-$0.10
2011$17.15+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%-$0.10
2010$16.88+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%-$0.10
2009$16.56+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%-$0.10
2008$16.11+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%-$0.10
2007$15.60+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%-$0.09
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.19 $21.45  -$2.26
2015$18.50+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$2.35
2014$18.13+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$2.27
2013$17.77+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$2.22
2012$17.47+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$2.18
2011$17.15+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$2.18
2010$16.88+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$2.13
2009$16.56+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$2.19
2008$16.11+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$2.16
2007$15.60+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$2.09
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 $19.19 1,760
Highest Employment
Connecticut $19.19 1,760

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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