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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment6,450
Mean wage$35.55
Entry wage$18.80
10th percentile wage$16.99
50th percentile wage$28.85
90th percentile wage$66.41
 Top Employing Industries
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities6,06094%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities2704.2%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities801.2%
Administrative and Support Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities8029.92
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities27029.43
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities6,06028.82
Administrative and Support Services28.51
Insurance Sales Agents (41-3021)
Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$28.85 $14.46  $14.39
2016$28.13+2.6%$14.10 +2.6%$14.03
2015$27.82+1.1%$13.95 +1.1%$13.88
2014$27.03+2.9%$13.55 +2.9%$13.48
2013$26.38+2.5%$13.22 +2.5%$13.16
2012$25.84+2.1%$12.95 +2.1%$12.89
2011$25.33+2%$12.70 +2%$12.63
2010$24.75+2.4%$12.40 +2.4%$12.34
2009$24.63+.5%$12.35 +.5%$12.29
2008$24.59+.2%$12.32 +.2%$12.26
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.85 $22.06  $6.79
2016$28.13+2.6%$21.36 +3.3%$6.77
2015$27.82+1.1%$20.91 +2.1%$6.92
2014$27.03+2.9%$20.46 +2.2%$6.57
2013$26.38+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$6.33
2012$25.84+2.1%$19.70 +1.7%$6.14
2011$25.33+2%$19.39 +1.6%$5.94
2010$24.75+2.4%$19.07 +1.7%$5.68
2009$24.63+.5%$18.81 +1.4%$5.82
2008$24.59+.2%$18.33 +2.6%$6.26

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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