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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,170
Mean wage$25.35
Entry wage$20.27
10th percentile wage$15.96
50th percentile wage$27.60
90th percentile wage$28.13
 Top Employing Industries
Postal Service1,170100%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Postal Service1,17027.60
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators (43-5053)
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail by State, type of mail, or other scheme. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service. Must complete a competitive exam. Exclude "Postal Service Clerks" (43-5051) and "Postal Service Mail Carriers" (43-5052).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.60 $19.79  $7.81
2016$26.52+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$7.51
2015$25.87+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$7.32
2014$25.36+2%$18.18 +2%$7.18
2013$24.85+2%$17.82 +2%$7.03
2012$24.43+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$6.91
2011$23.99+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$6.79
2010$23.61+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$6.68
2009$23.17+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$6.56
2008$22.53+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$6.38
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.60 $22.06  $5.54
2016$26.52+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%$5.17
2015$25.87+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%$4.96
2014$25.36+2%$20.46 +2.2%$4.90
2013$24.85+2%$20.05 +2.1%$4.81
2012$24.43+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$4.73
2011$23.99+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%$4.59
2010$23.61+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%$4.54
2009$23.17+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%$4.36
2008$22.53+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%$4.20

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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