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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment1,590
Mean wage$17.06
Entry wage$10.90
10th percentile wage$9.81
50th percentile wage$16.66
90th percentile wage$25.07
 Top Employing Industries
Administrative and Support Services64040.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1308.5%
Printing and Related Support Activities1207.7%
Educational Services805.3%
Public Administration704.7%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services8020.89
Public Administration7020.45
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities13018.31
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.60
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (43-9051)
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.66 $19.31  -$2.65
2015$16.06+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%-$2.55
2014$15.74+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%-$2.50
2013$15.43+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%-$2.45
2012$15.17+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%-$2.41
2011$14.89+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%-$2.36
2010$14.65+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%-$2.33
2009$14.38+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%-$2.28
2008$13.99+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%-$2.22
2007$13.54+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%-$2.15
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.66 $21.45  -$4.79
2015$16.06+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$4.79
2014$15.74+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$4.66
2013$15.43+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$4.56
2012$15.17+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$4.48
2011$14.89+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$4.45
2010$14.65+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$4.36
2009$14.38+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$4.37
2008$13.99+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$4.29
2007$13.54+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$4.15
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 $16.66 1,590
Highest Employment
Connecticut $16.66 1,590

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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