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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment9,240
Mean wage$48.99
Entry wage$31.59
10th percentile wage$28.90
50th percentile wage$47.24
90th percentile wage$73.54
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services3,70040.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,31014.2%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)7508.1%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities6006.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities17060.23
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers55.94
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities60055.25
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,31052.47
Software Developers, Applications (15-1132)
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficienc
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$47.24 $42.20  $5.04
2016$46.13+2.4%$41.21 +2.4%$4.92
2015$45.25+2%$40.42 +2%$4.83
2014$44.40+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%$4.74
2013$43.56+1.9%$38.91 +1.9%$4.65
2012$42.71+2%$38.15 +2%$4.56
2011$42.04+1.6%$37.56 +1.6%$4.49
2010$41.31+1.8%$36.90 +1.8%$4.41
2009$40.87+1.1%$36.51 +1.1%$4.36
2008$39.65+3.1%$35.42 +3.1%$4.23
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$47.24 $22.06  $25.18
2016$46.13+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$24.78
2015$45.25+2%$20.91 +2.1%$24.34
2014$44.40+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$23.94
2013$43.56+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$23.51
2012$42.71+2%$19.70 +1.7%$23.00
2011$42.04+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$22.65
2010$41.31+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$22.24
2009$40.87+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$22.05
2008$39.65+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$21.32

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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