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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,260
Mean wage$73.78
Entry wage$39.23
10th percentile wage$35.56
50th percentile wage$61.19
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services3,87053.4%
Public Administration1,21016.7%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities5808%
Management of Companies and Enterprises3104.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises31090.00
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities22079.30
Lawyers (23-1011)
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$61.19 $42.23  $18.96
2016$59.76+2.4%$41.24 +2.4%$18.52
2015$58.61+2%$40.45 +2%$18.16
2014$57.51+1.9%$39.69 +1.9%$17.82
2013$56.42+1.9%$38.94 +1.9%$17.48
2012$55.32+2%$38.18 +2%$17.14
2011$54.46+1.6%$37.59 +1.6%$16.87
2010$53.51+1.8%$36.93 +1.8%$16.58
2009$52.93+1.1%$36.53 +1.1%$16.40
2008$51.36+3.1%$35.44 +3.1%$15.91
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$61.19 $22.06  $39.13
2016$59.76+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$38.40
2015$58.61+2%$20.91 +2.1%$37.70
2014$57.51+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$37.05
2013$56.42+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$36.37
2012$55.32+2%$19.70 +1.7%$35.61
2011$54.46+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$35.07
2010$53.51+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$34.44
2009$52.93+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$34.12
2008$51.36+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$33.03

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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