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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment18,140
Mean wage$22.36
Entry wage$15.42
10th percentile wage$14.07
50th percentile wage$21.80
90th percentile wage$31.55
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2,30012.7%
Administrative and Support Services9105%
Management of Companies and Enterprises8804.9%
Specialty Trade Contractors8704.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Paper Manufacturing3033.13
Lessors of NonFinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)2030.62
Public Administration75025.97
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities17025.33
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep Financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary Financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.80 $19.79  $2.01
2016$20.95+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$1.93
2015$20.43+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$1.88
2014$20.03+2%$18.18 +2%$1.85
2013$19.63+2%$17.82 +2%$1.81
2012$19.30+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$1.78
2011$18.95+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$1.75
2010$18.65+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$1.72
2009$18.30+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$1.69
2008$17.80+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$1.64
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.80 $22.06  -$0.26
2016$20.95+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$0.40
2015$20.43+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$0.47
2014$20.03+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$0.42
2013$19.63+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$0.41
2012$19.30+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$0.40
2011$18.95+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.44
2010$18.65+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.42
2009$18.30+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.51
2008$17.80+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$0.53

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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