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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment8,180
Mean wage$33.71
Entry wage$21.12
10th percentile wage$19.04
50th percentile wage$31.79
90th percentile wage$51.39
 Top Employing Industries
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing1,38016.8%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing1,35016.6%
Machinery Manufacturing5807.1%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing5306.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Waste Management and Remediation Services41.08
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers1039.12
Chemical Manufacturing32038.72
1st-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers (51-1011)
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.79 $19.03  $12.76
2016$30.66+3.7%$18.35 +3.7%$12.31
2015$29.93+2.4%$17.92 +2.4%$12.01
2014$29.25+2.3%$17.51 +2.3%$11.74
2013$28.70+1.9%$17.18 +1.9%$11.52
2012$28.22+1.7%$16.89 +1.7%$11.33
2011$27.77+1.6%$16.62 +1.6%$11.15
2010$27.47+1.1%$16.44 +1.1%$11.03
2009$26.99+1.8%$16.16 +1.8%$10.83
2008$26.29+2.7%$15.74 +2.7%$10.55
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.79 $22.06  $9.73
2016$30.66+3.7%$21.36 +3.3%$9.30
2015$29.93+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%$9.02
2014$29.25+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%$8.79
2013$28.70+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$8.65
2012$28.22+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$8.52
2011$27.77+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$8.37
2010$27.47+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%$8.40
2009$26.99+1.8%$18.81 +1.4%$8.18
2008$26.29+2.7%$18.33 +2.6%$7.96

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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