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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment660
Mean wage$37.85
Entry wage$27.68
10th percentile wage$25.34
50th percentile wage$38.20
90th percentile wage$50.35
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration27041.4%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing609.1%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services405.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing6042.36
Management of Companies and Enterprises2037.96
Public Administration27037.14
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (29-9011)
Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector. Include environmental protection officers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$38.20 $36.43  $1.77
2016$37.31+2.4%$35.58 +2.4%$1.73
2015$36.59+2%$34.90 +2%$1.70
2014$35.91+1.9%$34.24 +1.9%$1.66
2013$35.22+1.9%$33.59 +1.9%$1.63
2012$34.53+2%$32.93 +2%$1.60
2011$34.00+1.6%$32.42 +1.6%$1.58
2010$33.40+1.8%$31.85 +1.8%$1.55
2009$33.05+1.1%$31.51 +1.1%$1.53
2008$32.06+3.1%$30.58 +3.1%$1.49
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$38.20 $22.06  $16.14
2016$37.31+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$15.95
2015$36.59+2%$20.91 +2.1%$15.68
2014$35.91+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$15.44
2013$35.22+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$15.17
2012$34.53+2%$19.70 +1.7%$14.83
2011$34.00+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$14.60
2010$33.40+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$14.33
2009$33.05+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$14.23
2008$32.06+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$13.73

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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