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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment5,630
Mean wage$22.60
Entry wage$16.69
10th percentile wage$16.07
50th percentile wage$22.04
90th percentile wage$30.92
 Top Employing Industries
Ambulatory Health Care Services1,63028.9%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities58010.3%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services57010.1%
Administrative and Support Services4307.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration9027.85
Support Activities for Transportation4026.81
Publishing Industries (except Internet)1026.32
Health and Personal Care Stores9025.03
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators (43-3021)
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.04 $19.79  $2.25
2016$21.18+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$2.16
2015$20.66+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$2.11
2014$20.25+2%$18.18 +2%$2.07
2013$19.85+2%$17.82 +2%$2.03
2012$19.51+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$1.99
2011$19.16+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$1.96
2010$18.85+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$1.92
2009$18.50+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$1.89
2008$17.99+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$1.84
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.04 $22.06  -$0.02
2016$21.18+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$0.17
2015$20.66+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$0.25
2014$20.25+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$0.20
2013$19.85+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$0.20
2012$19.51+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$0.19
2011$19.16+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.23
2010$18.85+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.21
2009$18.50+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.31
2008$17.99+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$0.33

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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