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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,530
Mean wage$30.47
Entry wage$19.92
10th percentile wage$18.37
50th percentile wage$29.66
90th percentile wage$45.79
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25016.4%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing24015.5%
Public Administration1408.9%
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing905.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration14036.23
Administrative and Support Services4034.83
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing33.84
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians (17-3023)
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$29.66 $39.93  -$10.27
2016$28.97+2.4%$39.00 +2.4%-$10.02
2015$28.41+2%$38.25 +2%-$9.83
2014$27.88+1.9%$37.53 +1.9%-$9.65
2013$27.35+1.9%$36.82 +1.9%-$9.46
2012$26.81+2%$36.10 +2%-$9.28
2011$26.40+1.6%$35.54 +1.6%-$9.14
2010$25.94+1.8%$34.92 +1.8%-$8.98
2009$25.66+1.1%$34.54 +1.1%-$8.88
2008$24.89+3.1%$33.51 +3.1%-$8.61
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$29.66 $22.06  $7.60
2016$28.97+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$7.61
2015$28.41+2%$20.91 +2.1%$7.50
2014$27.88+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$7.42
2013$27.35+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$7.30
2012$26.81+2%$19.70 +1.7%$7.11
2011$26.40+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$7.00
2010$25.94+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$6.87
2009$25.66+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$6.85
2008$24.89+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$6.57

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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