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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment7,520
Mean wage$27.59
Entry wage$18.38
10th percentile wage$16.26
50th percentile wage$26.98
90th percentile wage$40.06
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,48019.7%
Educational Services1,15015.3%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities86011.4%
Administrative and Support Services6909.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities86031.88
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing3030.66
Construction of Buildings2030.41
Computer User Support Specialists (15-1151)
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, in
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.98 $42.20  -$15.22
2016$26.35+2.4%$41.21 +2.4%-$14.86
2015$25.84+2%$40.42 +2%-$14.57
2014$25.36+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%-$14.30
2013$24.88+1.9%$38.91 +1.9%-$14.03
2012$24.39+2%$38.15 +2%-$13.75
2011$24.01+1.6%$37.56 +1.6%-$13.54
2010$23.59+1.8%$36.90 +1.8%-$13.30
2009$23.34+1.1%$36.51 +1.1%-$13.16
2008$22.64+3.1%$35.42 +3.1%-$12.77
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.98 $22.06  $4.92
2016$26.35+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$4.99
2015$25.84+2%$20.91 +2.1%$4.94
2014$25.36+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$4.90
2013$24.88+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$4.83
2012$24.39+2%$19.70 +1.7%$4.69
2011$24.01+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$4.62
2010$23.59+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$4.52
2009$23.34+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$4.53
2008$22.64+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$4.32

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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