CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2016 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment870
Mean wage$21.77
Entry wage$15.68
10th percentile wage$14.46
50th percentile wage$21.46
90th percentile wage$30.37
 Top Employing Industries
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing64074%
Wood Product Manufacturing809.6%
Specialty Trade Contractors303.7%
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Specialty Trade Contractors3025.65
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers23.44
Wood Product Manufacturing8021.98
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing64021.51
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (51-7011)
Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. Exclude "Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators/Tenders" (51-7041 through 51-7042) who specialize in one or a limited number of machine phases.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.46 $18.67  $2.79
2015$20.78+3.3%$18.08 +3.3%$2.70
2014$20.31+2.3%$17.67 +2.3%$2.64
2013$19.92+1.9%$17.33 +1.9%$2.59
2012$19.59+1.7%$17.05 +1.7%$2.55
2011$19.28+1.6%$16.77 +1.6%$2.51
2010$19.07+1.1%$16.59 +1.1%$2.48
2009$18.74+1.8%$16.30 +1.8%$2.44
2008$18.25+2.7%$15.88 +2.7%$2.37
2007$17.83+2.3%$15.51 +2.3%$2.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.46 $21.45  $0.01
2015$20.78+3.3%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.07
2014$20.31+2.3%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.09
2013$19.92+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.06
2012$19.59+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.05
2011$19.28+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.06
2010$19.07+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%$0.05
2009$18.74+1.8%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.01
2008$18.25+2.7%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.02
2007$17.83+2.3%$17.69 +3.3%$0.14
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 $21.46 870
Highest Employment
Connecticut $21.46 870

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6285
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
Go to the State of Connecticut website