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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,040
Mean wage$21.99
Entry wage$15.70
10th percentile wage$14.39
50th percentile wage$21.84
90th percentile wage$30.61
 Top Employing Industries
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing77074.3%
Specialty Trade Contractors
Wood Product Manufacturing
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Wood Product Manufacturing22.78
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing77022.06
Specialty Trade Contractors18.42
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (51-7011)
Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. Exclude "Woodworking Machine Setters, Operator/Tender" (51-7041 through 51-7042) who specialize in one or a limited number of machine phases.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.84 $19.03  $2.81
2016$21.06+3.7%$18.35 +3.7%$2.71
2015$20.56+2.4%$17.92 +2.4%$2.65
2014$20.10+2.3%$17.51 +2.3%$2.59
2013$19.72+1.9%$17.18 +1.9%$2.54
2012$19.39+1.7%$16.89 +1.7%$2.49
2011$19.08+1.6%$16.62 +1.6%$2.45
2010$18.87+1.1%$16.44 +1.1%$2.43
2009$18.54+1.8%$16.16 +1.8%$2.39
2008$18.06+2.7%$15.74 +2.7%$2.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.84 $22.06  -$0.22
2016$21.06+3.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$0.29
2015$20.56+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$0.34
2014$20.10+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$0.36
2013$19.72+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$0.33
2012$19.39+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$0.31
2011$19.08+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.31
2010$18.87+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.19
2009$18.54+1.8%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.26
2008$18.06+2.7%$18.33 +2.6%-$0.26

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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