CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,020
Mean wage$25.10
Entry wage$15.88
10th percentile wage$14.29
50th percentile wage$24.78
90th percentile wage$38.00
 Top Employing Industries
Broadcasting (except Internet)31030.7%
Educational Services18017.5%
Rental and Leasing Services12011.7%
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries12011.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services18029.15
Broadcasting (except Internet)31028.14
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries12022.28
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries21.31
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians (27-4011)
Set up or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems. Exclude "Sound Engineering Technicians" (27-4014).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.78 $25.28  -$0.50
2016$24.20+2.4%$24.69 +2.4%-$0.48
2015$23.74+2%$24.22 +2%-$0.47
2014$23.29+1.9%$23.76 +1.9%-$0.46
2013$22.85+1.9%$23.31 +1.9%-$0.46
2012$22.40+2%$22.85 +2%-$0.45
2011$22.05+1.6%$22.50 +1.6%-$0.44
2010$21.67+1.8%$22.11 +1.8%-$0.43
2009$21.44+1.1%$21.87 +1.1%-$0.43
2008$20.80+3.1%$21.22 +3.1%-$0.41
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.78 $22.06  $2.72
2016$24.20+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$2.85
2015$23.74+2%$20.91 +2.1%$2.83
2014$23.29+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$2.83
2013$22.85+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$2.80
2012$22.40+2%$19.70 +1.7%$2.70
2011$22.05+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$2.66
2010$21.67+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$2.60
2009$21.44+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$2.63
2008$20.80+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$2.47

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