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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment23,510
Mean wage$13.44
Entry wage$10.82
10th percentile wage$10.05
50th percentile wage$13.01
90th percentile wage$17.83
 Top Employing Industries
Social Assistance12,71054%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities7,66032.6%
Ambulatory Health Care Services2,44010.4%
Administrative and Support Services5302.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations1019.66
Public Administration7015.60
Administrative and Support Services53014.36
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities7,66014.31
Personal Care Aides (39-9021)
Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.01 $12.65  $0.36
2016$12.42+4.7%$12.08 +4.7%$0.34
2015$12.21+1.7%$11.87 +1.7%$0.34
2014$11.97+2%$11.64 +2%$0.33
2013$11.82+1.3%$11.49 +1.3%$0.33
2012$11.64+1.5%$11.32 +1.5%$0.32
2011$11.48+1.4%$11.16 +1.4%$0.32
2010$11.36+1.1%$11.05 +1.1%$0.31
2009$11.14+2%$10.83 +2%$0.31
2008$10.83+2.8%$10.54 +2.8%$0.30
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.01 $22.06  -$9.05
2016$12.42+4.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$8.93
2015$12.21+1.7%$20.91 +2.1%-$8.69
2014$11.97+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$8.49
2013$11.82+1.3%$20.05 +2.1%-$8.23
2012$11.64+1.5%$19.70 +1.7%-$8.06
2011$11.48+1.4%$19.39 +1.6%-$7.91
2010$11.36+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$7.70
2009$11.14+2%$18.81 +1.4%-$7.67
2008$10.83+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$7.49

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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