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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment6,680
Mean wage$17.81
Entry wage$12.58
10th percentile wage$11.44
50th percentile wage$17.31
90th percentile wage$24.96
 Top Employing Industries
Warehousing and Storage87013.1%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods79011.8%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing76011.4%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods3605.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Rental and Leasing Services1026.59
Support Activities for Transportation3024.64
Public Administration3023.92
Management of Companies and Enterprises5020.38
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)
Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.31 $19.79  -$2.48
2016$16.63+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$2.38
2015$16.22+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$2.32
2014$15.91+2%$18.18 +2%-$2.27
2013$15.59+2%$17.82 +2%-$2.23
2012$15.32+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$2.19
2011$15.05+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$2.15
2010$14.81+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$2.12
2009$14.53+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$2.08
2008$14.13+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$2.02
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.31 $22.06  -$4.75
2016$16.63+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$4.72
2015$16.22+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$4.68
2014$15.91+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$4.55
2013$15.59+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$4.46
2012$15.32+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$4.38
2011$15.05+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$4.34
2010$14.81+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$4.26
2009$14.53+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$4.28
2008$14.13+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$4.19

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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