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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,290
Mean wage$22.37
Entry wage$15.12
10th percentile wage$13.45
50th percentile wage$21.78
90th percentile wage$32.37
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration19014.5%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities18013.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises1108.2%
General Merchandise Stores1007.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Specialty Trade Contractors1028.20
Educational Services5027.30
Food Services and Drinking Places26.55
Human Resources Assistants, Ex. Payroll and Timekeeping (43-4161)
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.78 $19.79  $1.99
2016$20.93+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$1.91
2015$20.41+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$1.87
2014$20.01+2%$18.18 +2%$1.83
2013$19.61+2%$17.82 +2%$1.79
2012$19.28+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$1.76
2011$18.93+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$1.73
2010$18.63+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$1.70
2009$18.28+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$1.67
2008$17.78+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$1.62
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.78 $22.06  -$0.28
2016$20.93+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$0.42
2015$20.41+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$0.49
2014$20.01+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$0.44
2013$19.61+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$0.43
2012$19.28+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$0.42
2011$18.93+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.46
2010$18.63+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.43
2009$18.28+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.52
2008$17.78+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$0.54

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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