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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment310
Mean wage$25.13
Entry wage$18.28
10th percentile wage$15.18
50th percentile wage$26.72
90th percentile wage$31.95
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration309.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities207.8%
Social Assistance205.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2029.33
Public Administration3028.84
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities2028.59
Postal Service1028.47
Computer Operators (43-9011)
Monitor and control electronic computer and peripheral electronic data processing equipment to process business, scientific, engineering, and other data according to operating instructions. May enter commands at a computer terminal and set controls on computer and peripheral devices. Monitor and respond to operating and error messages. Exclude "Data Entry Keyers" (43-9021).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.72 $19.79  $6.93
2016$25.68+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$6.66
2015$25.04+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$6.50
2014$24.55+2%$18.18 +2%$6.37
2013$24.06+2%$17.82 +2%$6.24
2012$23.65+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$6.13
2011$23.22+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$6.02
2010$22.86+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$5.93
2009$22.43+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$5.82
2008$21.81+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$5.66
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.72 $22.06  $4.66
2016$25.68+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%$4.32
2015$25.04+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%$4.14
2014$24.55+2%$20.46 +2.2%$4.09
2013$24.06+2%$20.05 +2.1%$4.01
2012$23.65+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$3.95
2011$23.22+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%$3.83
2010$22.86+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%$3.79
2009$22.43+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%$3.62
2008$21.81+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%$3.48

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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