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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,750
Mean wage$40.53
Entry wage$25.70
10th percentile wage$23.50
50th percentile wage$38.49
90th percentile wage$59.46
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration80021.3%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities65017.5%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities40010.5%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities2506.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers69.64
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities25046.87
Management of Companies and Enterprises23042.33
Compliance Officers, Ex. Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation (13-1041)
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. Excludes "Financial Examiners" (13-2061), Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081), Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (29-9011), Occupational Health and Safety Technicians (29-9012), Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093), Agricultural Inspectors (45-2011), Construction and Building Inspectors (47-4011), and Transportation Inspectors (53-6051).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$38.49 $35.84  $2.65
2016$37.39+2.9%$34.82 +2.9%$2.57
2015$36.36+2.9%$33.85 +2.9%$2.50
2014$35.50+2.4%$33.05 +2.4%$2.44
2013$34.64+2.5%$32.25 +2.5%$2.38
2012$34.08+1.7%$31.73 +1.7%$2.35
2011$33.54+1.6%$31.23 +1.6%$2.31
2010$32.83+2.2%$30.57 +2.2%$2.26
2009$32.59+.7%$30.35 +.7%$2.24
2008$31.59+3.2%$29.41 +3.2%$2.17
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$38.49 $22.06  $16.43
2016$37.39+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$16.04
2015$36.36+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$15.45
2014$35.50+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$15.04
2013$34.64+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$14.59
2012$34.08+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$14.37
2011$33.54+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$14.15
2010$32.83+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$13.76
2009$32.59+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$13.78
2008$31.59+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$13.26

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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