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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment10,530
Mean wage$18.34
Entry wage$11.48
10th percentile wage$10.42
50th percentile wage$16.64
90th percentile wage$29.98
 Top Employing Industries
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods1,43013.6%
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers1,0209.7%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods8708.2%
Health and Personal Care Stores6806.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Truck Transportation7026.46
Public Administration14024.86
Educational Services6024.05
Postal Service8022.05
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers (53-3033)
Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle. Excludes ""Couriers and Messengers""
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.64 $16.65  $0.00
2016$15.88+4.8%$15.89 +4.8%$0.00
2015$15.51+2.4%$15.52 +2.4%$0.00
2014$15.16+2.3%$15.17 +2.3%$0.00
2013$14.92+1.6%$14.93 +1.6%$0.00
2012$14.57+2.4%$14.58 +2.4%$0.00
2011$14.39+1.2%$14.40 +1.2%$0.00
2010$14.13+1.9%$14.13 +1.9%$0.00
2009$13.89+1.7%$13.90 +1.7%$0.00
2008$13.52+2.8%$13.53 +2.8%$0.00
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.64 $22.06  -$5.42
2016$15.88+4.8%$21.36 +3.3%-$5.47
2015$15.51+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$5.39
2014$15.16+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$5.29
2013$14.92+1.6%$20.05 +2.1%-$5.12
2012$14.57+2.4%$19.70 +1.7%-$5.12
2011$14.39+1.2%$19.39 +1.6%-$5.00
2010$14.13+1.9%$19.07 +1.7%-$4.94
2009$13.89+1.7%$18.81 +1.4%-$4.91
2008$13.52+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$4.80

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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