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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,130
Mean wage$38.75
Entry wage$26.08
10th percentile wage$25.12
50th percentile wage$39.49
90th percentile wage$53.86
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services33029.2%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities806.8%
Educational Services806.7%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities8051.91
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services5045.03
Computer Network Support Specialists (15-1152)
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network Maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption. Excludes Network and Computer Systems Administrators (15-1142) and Computer Network Architects (15-1143).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$39.49 $42.20  -$2.71
2016$38.57+2.4%$41.21 +2.4%-$2.64
2015$37.83+2%$40.42 +2%-$2.59
2014$37.12+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%-$2.54
2013$36.41+1.9%$38.91 +1.9%-$2.49
2012$35.70+2%$38.15 +2%-$2.44
2011$35.15+1.6%$37.56 +1.6%-$2.41
2010$34.53+1.8%$36.90 +1.8%-$2.36
2009$34.16+1.1%$36.51 +1.1%-$2.34
2008$33.14+3.1%$35.42 +3.1%-$2.27
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$39.49 $22.06  $17.43
2016$38.57+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$17.21
2015$37.83+2%$20.91 +2.1%$16.92
2014$37.12+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$16.66
2013$36.41+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$16.36
2012$35.70+2%$19.70 +1.7%$16.00
2011$35.15+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$15.75
2010$34.53+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$15.46
2009$34.16+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$15.35
2008$33.14+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$14.82

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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