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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,970
Mean wage$47.69
Entry wage$28.18
10th percentile wage$25.32
50th percentile wage$45.04
90th percentile wage$74.00
 Top Employing Industries
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers96024.2%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods85021.4%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods55013.7%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing2807.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers96054.83
Publishing Industries (except Internet)26049.36
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17048.98
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16046.15
Sales Reps, Wholesale/Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (41-4011)
Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$45.04 $14.46  $30.58
2016$43.91+2.6%$14.10 +2.6%$29.81
2015$43.44+1.1%$13.95 +1.1%$29.49
2014$42.20+2.9%$13.55 +2.9%$28.65
2013$41.18+2.5%$13.22 +2.5%$27.96
2012$40.35+2.1%$12.95 +2.1%$27.39
2011$39.55+2%$12.70 +2%$26.85
2010$38.64+2.4%$12.40 +2.4%$26.23
2009$38.45+.5%$12.35 +.5%$26.11
2008$38.38+.2%$12.32 +.2%$26.06
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$45.04 $22.06  $22.98
2016$43.91+2.6%$21.36 +3.3%$22.56
2015$43.44+1.1%$20.91 +2.1%$22.53
2014$42.20+2.9%$20.46 +2.2%$21.74
2013$41.18+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$21.14
2012$40.35+2.1%$19.70 +1.7%$20.64
2011$39.55+2%$19.39 +1.6%$20.15
2010$38.64+2.4%$19.07 +1.7%$19.57
2009$38.45+.5%$18.81 +1.4%$19.64
2008$38.38+.2%$18.33 +2.6%$20.05

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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