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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment22,140
Mean wage$31,898
Entry wage$22,440
10th percentile wage$20,243
50th percentile wage$30,339
90th percentile wage$46,126
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services18,85085.2%
Social Assistance2,30010.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises3101.4%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations3101.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration10033,711
Educational Services18,85031,685
Management of Companies and Enterprises31028,658
Teacher Assistants (25-9041)
Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30338.64 $60110.21  -$29771.57
2016$29628.69+2.4%$58703.57 +2.4%-$29074.88
2015$29060.73+2%$57578.27 +2%-$28517.54
2014$28516.43+1.9%$56499.85 +1.9%-$27983.41
2013$27972.13+1.9%$55421.43 +1.9%-$27449.29
2012$27427.83+2%$54343.01 +2%-$26915.17
2011$27001.86+1.6%$53499.02 +1.6%-$26497.16
2010$26528.56+1.8%$52561.27 +1.8%-$26032.70
2009$26244.58+1.1%$51998.61 +1.1%-$25754.03
2008$25463.63+3.1%$50451.32 +3.1%-$24987.68
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30338.64 $45876.66  -$15538.02
2016$29628.69+2.4%$44410.61 +3.3%-$14781.92
2015$29060.73+2%$43480.92 +2.1%-$14420.19
2014$28516.43+1.9%$42551.23 +2.2%-$14034.79
2013$27972.13+1.9%$41693.05 +2.1%-$13720.92
2012$27427.83+2%$40977.91 +1.7%-$13550.07
2011$27001.86+1.6%$40334.27 +1.6%-$13332.41
2010$26528.56+1.8%$39654.88 +1.7%-$13126.32
2009$26244.58+1.1%$39118.52 +1.4%-$12873.94
2008$25463.63+3.1%$38117.32 +2.6%-$12653.68

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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