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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,070
Mean wage$38.16
Entry wage$24.54
10th percentile wage$22.49
50th percentile wage$34.75
90th percentile wage$54.68
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services21019.8%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities19018%
Management of Companies and Enterprises13012.6%
Public Administration1009.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration10044.14
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3040.13
Administrative and Support Services37.98
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities5037.25
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists (13-1141)
Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$34.75 $35.84  -$1.09
2016$33.76+2.9%$34.82 +2.9%-$1.05
2015$32.82+2.9%$33.85 +2.9%-$1.02
2014$32.05+2.4%$33.05 +2.4%-$1.00
2013$31.27+2.5%$32.25 +2.5%-$0.98
2012$30.76+1.7%$31.73 +1.7%-$0.96
2011$30.28+1.6%$31.23 +1.6%-$0.94
2010$29.64+2.2%$30.57 +2.2%-$0.92
2009$29.43+.7%$30.35 +.7%-$0.92
2008$28.52+3.2%$29.41 +3.2%-$0.89
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$34.75 $22.06  $12.69
2016$33.76+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$12.41
2015$32.82+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$11.92
2014$32.05+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$11.59
2013$31.27+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$11.22
2012$30.76+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$11.06
2011$30.28+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$10.89
2010$29.64+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$10.57
2009$29.43+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$10.62
2008$28.52+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$10.19

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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