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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment510
Mean wage$38.40
Entry wage$21.94
10th percentile wage$20.46
50th percentile wage$36.39
90th percentile wage$61.17
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services10020%
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries36.64
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services10028.48
Management of Companies and Enterprises28.19
Multimedia Artists and Animators (27-1014)
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$36.39 $25.28  $11.11
2016$35.54+2.4%$24.69 +2.4%$10.85
2015$34.86+2%$24.22 +2%$10.64
2014$34.20+1.9%$23.76 +1.9%$10.44
2013$33.55+1.9%$23.31 +1.9%$10.24
2012$32.90+2%$22.85 +2%$10.04
2011$32.39+1.6%$22.50 +1.6%$9.89
2010$31.82+1.8%$22.11 +1.8%$9.71
2009$31.48+1.1%$21.87 +1.1%$9.61
2008$30.54+3.1%$21.22 +3.1%$9.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$36.39 $22.06  $14.33
2016$35.54+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$14.18
2015$34.86+2%$20.91 +2.1%$13.95
2014$34.20+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$13.74
2013$33.55+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$13.50
2012$32.90+2%$19.70 +1.7%$13.19
2011$32.39+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$12.99
2010$31.82+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$12.75
2009$31.48+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$12.67
2008$30.54+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$12.21

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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