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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,360
Mean wage$63.14
Entry wage$39.27
10th percentile wage$35.26
50th percentile wage$58.79
90th percentile wage$95.30
 Top Employing Industries
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing29021.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises24017.7%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing705.5%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing604.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities88.44
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers86.13
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities5075.36
Printing and Related Support Activities1067.05
Purchasing Managers (11-3061)
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Include wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$58.79 $57.32  $1.47
2016$57.12+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%$1.43
2015$55.53+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%$1.39
2014$54.22+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%$1.36
2013$52.91+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%$1.32
2012$52.05+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%$1.30
2011$51.23+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%$1.28
2010$50.15+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%$1.25
2009$49.78+.7%$48.54 +.7%$1.24
2008$48.24+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%$1.21
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$58.79 $22.06  $36.73
2016$57.12+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$35.76
2015$55.53+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$34.62
2014$54.22+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$33.76
2013$52.91+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$32.86
2012$52.05+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$32.34
2011$51.23+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$31.84
2010$50.15+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$31.08
2009$49.78+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$30.97
2008$48.24+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$29.92

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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