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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment880
Mean wage$15.19
Entry wage$10.54
10th percentile wage$9.75
50th percentile wage$13.82
90th percentile wage$23.58
 Top Employing Industries
Specialty Trade Contractors17019.3%
Repair and Maintenance12013.7%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods10011.2%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries809.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation2020.18
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries8015.33
Specialty Trade Contractors17014.41
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (49-9098)
Help installation, Maintenance, and repair workers in Maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties, such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.82 $24.05  -$10.23
2016$13.48+2.5%$23.46 +2.5%-$9.98
2015$13.22+2%$23.01 +2%-$9.78
2014$12.95+2.1%$22.54 +2.1%-$9.58
2013$12.68+2.1%$22.06 +2.1%-$9.38
2012$12.49+1.5%$21.74 +1.5%-$9.24
2011$12.22+2.2%$21.27 +2.2%-$9.04
2010$12.08+1.2%$21.02 +1.2%-$8.94
2009$11.88+1.7%$20.67 +1.7%-$8.79
2008$11.53+3%$20.06 +3%-$8.53
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.82 $22.06  -$8.24
2016$13.48+2.5%$21.36 +3.3%-$7.87
2015$13.22+2%$20.91 +2.1%-$7.68
2014$12.95+2.1%$20.46 +2.2%-$7.51
2013$12.68+2.1%$20.05 +2.1%-$7.36
2012$12.49+1.5%$19.70 +1.7%-$7.20
2011$12.22+2.2%$19.39 +1.6%-$7.17
2010$12.08+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%-$6.98
2009$11.88+1.7%$18.81 +1.4%-$6.93
2008$11.53+3%$18.33 +2.6%-$6.80

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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