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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment3,050
Mean wage$50.15
Entry wage$29.12
10th percentile wage$26.89
50th percentile wage$48.98
90th percentile wage$75.03
 Top Employing Industries
Construction of Buildings1,53050.1%
Specialty Trade Contractors63020.8%
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction2909.6%
Public Administration1204%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration12056.76
Real Estate11055.74
Management of Companies and Enterprises6054.16
Construction Managers (11-9021)
Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and Maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation. Include specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. Include general superintendents, project managers, and constructors who manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$48.98 $57.32  -$8.34
2016$47.58+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%-$8.10
2015$46.27+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%-$7.87
2014$45.17+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%-$7.69
2013$44.08+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%-$7.50
2012$43.36+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%-$7.38
2011$42.68+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%-$7.26
2010$41.78+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%-$7.11
2009$41.48+.7%$48.54 +.7%-$7.06
2008$40.19+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%-$6.84
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$48.98 $22.06  $26.92
2016$47.58+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$26.23
2015$46.27+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$25.36
2014$45.17+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$24.71
2013$44.08+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$24.03
2012$43.36+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$23.66
2011$42.68+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$23.29
2010$41.78+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$22.71
2009$41.48+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$22.67
2008$40.19+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$21.87

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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