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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment2,300
Mean wage$28.27
Entry wage$17.95
10th percentile wage$16.48
50th percentile wage$26.95
90th percentile wage$41.34
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services72031.5%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)2209.4%
Printing and Related Support Activities1707.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises1506.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers2036.79
Educational Services6031.82
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries2031.40
Administrative and Support Services3030.71
Graphic Designers (27-1024)
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.95 $25.28  $1.67
2016$26.32+2.4%$24.69 +2.4%$1.63
2015$25.81+2%$24.22 +2%$1.60
2014$25.33+1.9%$23.76 +1.9%$1.57
2013$24.85+1.9%$23.31 +1.9%$1.54
2012$24.36+2%$22.85 +2%$1.51
2011$23.99+1.6%$22.50 +1.6%$1.49
2010$23.57+1.8%$22.11 +1.8%$1.46
2009$23.31+1.1%$21.87 +1.1%$1.44
2008$22.62+3.1%$21.22 +3.1%$1.40
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.95 $22.06  $4.89
2016$26.32+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$4.96
2015$25.81+2%$20.91 +2.1%$4.91
2014$25.33+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$4.87
2013$24.85+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$4.80
2012$24.36+2%$19.70 +1.7%$4.66
2011$23.99+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$4.59
2010$23.57+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$4.50
2009$23.31+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$4.50
2008$22.62+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$4.29

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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