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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,040
Mean wage$76.08
Entry wage$41.26
10th percentile wage$36.57
50th percentile wage$67.14
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers1,17016.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises75010.6%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities5507.8%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods5107.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Printing and Related Support Activities2095.94
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities32089.64
Machinery Manufacturing22088.24
Broadcasting (except Internet)5082.43
Sales Managers (11-2022)
Direct the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$67.14 $57.32  $9.82
2016$65.23+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%$9.54
2015$63.42+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%$9.28
2014$61.92+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%$9.06
2013$60.42+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%$8.84
2012$59.44+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%$8.69
2011$58.51+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%$8.56
2010$57.27+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%$8.38
2009$56.85+.7%$48.54 +.7%$8.32
2008$55.10+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%$8.06
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$67.14 $22.06  $45.08
2016$65.23+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$43.87
2015$63.42+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$42.51
2014$61.92+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$41.46
2013$60.42+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$40.37
2012$59.44+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$39.73
2011$58.51+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$39.11
2010$57.27+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$38.20
2009$56.85+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$38.04
2008$55.10+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$36.77

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

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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