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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment4,300
Mean wage$65.35
Entry wage$28.35
10th percentile wage$25.24
50th percentile wage$50.57
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,44080%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities47010.9%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities2505.7%
Real Estate300.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Real Estate3062.73
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,44055.88
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.14
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities25038.59
Personal Financial Advisors (13-2052)
Advise clients on Financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and Financial objectives.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$50.57 $35.84  $14.73
2016$49.13+2.9%$34.82 +2.9%$14.31
2015$47.77+2.9%$33.85 +2.9%$13.91
2014$46.64+2.4%$33.05 +2.4%$13.58
2013$45.51+2.5%$32.25 +2.5%$13.26
2012$44.77+1.7%$31.73 +1.7%$13.04
2011$44.07+1.6%$31.23 +1.6%$12.84
2010$43.13+2.2%$30.57 +2.2%$12.56
2009$42.82+.7%$30.35 +.7%$12.47
2008$41.50+3.2%$29.41 +3.2%$12.09
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$50.57 $22.06  $28.51
2016$49.13+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$27.77
2015$47.77+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$26.86
2014$46.64+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$26.18
2013$45.51+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$25.46
2012$44.77+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$25.07
2011$44.07+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$24.67
2010$43.13+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$24.07
2009$42.82+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$24.01
2008$41.50+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$23.17

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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