CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,730
Mean wage$58.80
Entry wage$46.02
10th percentile wage$42.10
50th percentile wage$59.50
90th percentile wage$76.68
 Top Employing Industries
Health and Personal Care Stores1,49054.5%
Food and Beverage Stores2408.7%
General Merchandise Stores1605.7%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Food and Beverage Stores24066.71
General Merchandise Stores16064.32
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1062.69
Ambulatory Health Care Services59.92
Pharmacists (29-1051)
Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$59.50 $36.43  $23.07
2016$58.11+2.4%$35.58 +2.4%$22.53
2015$56.99+2%$34.90 +2%$22.10
2014$55.93+1.9%$34.24 +1.9%$21.68
2013$54.86+1.9%$33.59 +1.9%$21.27
2012$53.79+2%$32.93 +2%$20.86
2011$52.96+1.6%$32.42 +1.6%$20.53
2010$52.03+1.8%$31.85 +1.8%$20.17
2009$51.47+1.1%$31.51 +1.1%$19.96
2008$49.94+3.1%$30.58 +3.1%$19.36
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$59.50 $22.06  $37.44
2016$58.11+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$36.75
2015$56.99+2%$20.91 +2.1%$36.09
2014$55.93+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$35.47
2013$54.86+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$34.81
2012$53.79+2%$19.70 +1.7%$34.09
2011$52.96+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$33.56
2010$52.03+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$32.96
2009$51.47+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$32.66
2008$49.94+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$31.61

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