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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment890
Mean wage$25.10
Entry wage$16.78
10th percentile wage$16.22
50th percentile wage$23.68
90th percentile wage$38.93
 Top Employing Industries
Specialty Trade Contractors75084.3%
Construction of Buildings606.7%
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction405%
Public Administration201.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction4029.44
Public Administration2028.25
Construction of Buildings6025.57
Specialty Trade Contractors75022.66
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers (47-2051)
Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; use saws to cut expansion joints. Classify installers of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units in "Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers. (37-3011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.68 $26.49  -$2.81
2016$22.79+3.9%$25.50 +3.9%-$2.70
2015$22.42+1.7%$25.08 +1.7%-$2.66
2014$21.94+2.2%$24.54 +2.2%-$2.60
2013$21.61+1.5%$24.17 +1.5%-$2.56
2012$21.42+.9%$23.96 +.9%-$2.54
2011$21.11+1.5%$23.61 +1.5%-$2.50
2010$20.87+1.2%$23.34 +1.2%-$2.47
2009$20.64+1.1%$23.09 +1.1%-$2.44
2008$19.96+3.4%$22.33 +3.4%-$2.36
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.68 $22.06  $1.62
2016$22.79+3.9%$21.36 +3.3%$1.44
2015$22.42+1.7%$20.91 +2.1%$1.51
2014$21.94+2.2%$20.46 +2.2%$1.48
2013$21.61+1.5%$20.05 +2.1%$1.56
2012$21.42+.9%$19.70 +1.7%$1.72
2011$21.11+1.5%$19.39 +1.6%$1.71
2010$20.87+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%$1.80
2009$20.64+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$1.83
2008$19.96+3.4%$18.33 +2.6%$1.63

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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