CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,130
Mean wage$24.61
Entry wage$16.12
10th percentile wage$15.54
50th percentile wage$22.63
90th percentile wage$37.65
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services55048.6%
Administrative and Support Services22019.7%
Ambulatory Health Care Services302.4%
Public Administration201.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration2035.02
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services55019.13
Ambulatory Health Care Services3018.90
Administrative and Support Services220
Biological Technicians (19-4021)
Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.63 $35.99  -$13.36
2016$22.10+2.4%$35.15 +2.4%-$13.04
2015$21.68+2%$34.47 +2%-$12.79
2014$21.27+1.9%$33.83 +1.9%-$12.55
2013$20.86+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%-$12.31
2012$20.46+2%$32.54 +2%-$12.07
2011$20.14+1.6%$32.03 +1.6%-$11.89
2010$19.79+1.8%$31.47 +1.8%-$11.68
2009$19.58+1.1%$31.13 +1.1%-$11.55
2008$18.99+3.1%$30.21 +3.1%-$11.21
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.63 $22.06  $0.57
2016$22.10+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$0.75
2015$21.68+2%$20.91 +2.1%$0.77
2014$21.27+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$0.81
2013$20.86+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$0.82
2012$20.46+2%$19.70 +1.7%$0.75
2011$20.14+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$0.75
2010$19.79+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$0.72
2009$19.58+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$0.77
2008$18.99+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$0.66

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.
Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6285
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
Product funded by a grant awarded by USDOL's Employment and Training Administration. (more)
Go to the State of Connecticut website