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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment4,790
Mean wage$50.30
Entry wage$35.31
10th percentile wage$31.83
50th percentile wage$49.21
90th percentile wage$72.45
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2,17045.4%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)69014.4%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3908.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities21055.54
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities39054.66
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods3054.15
Management of Companies and Enterprises12054.12
Software Developers, Systems Software (15-1133)
Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational sp
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.21 $42.20  $7.01
2016$48.06+2.4%$41.21 +2.4%$6.85
2015$47.14+2%$40.42 +2%$6.71
2014$46.25+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%$6.59
2013$45.37+1.9%$38.91 +1.9%$6.46
2012$44.49+2%$38.15 +2%$6.34
2011$43.80+1.6%$37.56 +1.6%$6.24
2010$43.03+1.8%$36.90 +1.8%$6.13
2009$42.57+1.1%$36.51 +1.1%$6.06
2008$41.30+3.1%$35.42 +3.1%$5.88
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.21 $22.06  $27.15
2016$48.06+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$26.70
2015$47.14+2%$20.91 +2.1%$26.23
2014$46.25+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$25.79
2013$45.37+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$25.32
2012$44.49+2%$19.70 +1.7%$24.78
2011$43.80+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$24.40
2010$43.03+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$23.96
2009$42.57+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$23.76
2008$41.30+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$22.97

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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