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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment620
Mean wage$19.20
Entry wage$12.10
10th percentile wage$10.92
50th percentile wage$17.56
90th percentile wage$30.88
 Top Employing Industries
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods14022.7%
Warehousing and Storage609.8%
Public Administration304.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Administrative and Support Services26.14
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing3021.93
Public Administration3017.82
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping (43-5111)
Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Include workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials. Exclude production "Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers" (51-9061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.56 $19.79  -$2.23
2016$16.87+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$2.14
2015$16.46+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$2.09
2014$16.14+2%$18.18 +2%-$2.04
2013$15.81+2%$17.82 +2%-$2.00
2012$15.54+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$1.97
2011$15.26+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$1.93
2010$15.02+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$1.90
2009$14.74+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$1.87
2008$14.34+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$1.82
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.56 $22.06  -$4.50
2016$16.87+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$4.48
2015$16.46+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$4.44
2014$16.14+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$4.32
2013$15.81+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$4.23
2012$15.54+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$4.15
2011$15.26+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$4.13
2010$15.02+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$4.04
2009$14.74+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$4.07
2008$14.34+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$3.99

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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