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Estimated employment820
Mean wage$38.00
Entry wage$23.05
10th percentile wage$21.13
50th percentile wage$34.74
90th percentile wage$60.19
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services56068.3%
Public Administration12014.1%
Other Services11013.7%
Professional and Business Services304.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration12045.24
Professional and Business Services3036.34
Other Services11033.35
Education and Health Services56032.54
Social and Community Service Managers (11-9151)
Plan, organize, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$34.74 $66.46  -$31.72
2016$33.75+2.9%$64.57 +2.9%-$30.81
2015$32.81+2.9%$62.78 +2.9%-$29.96
2014$32.04+2.4%$61.29 +2.4%-$29.25
2013$31.26+2.5%$59.81 +2.5%-$28.54
2012$30.76+1.7%$58.84 +1.7%-$28.08
2011$30.27+1.6%$57.92 +1.6%-$27.64
2010$29.63+2.2%$56.69 +2.2%-$27.05
2009$29.42+.7%$56.28 +.7%-$26.86
2008$28.51+3.2%$54.54 +3.2%-$26.03
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$34.74 $23.51  $11.23
2016$33.75+2.9%$22.76 +3.3%$10.99
2015$32.81+2.9%$22.28 +2.1%$10.53
2014$32.04+2.4%$21.81 +2.2%$10.23
2013$31.26+2.5%$21.37 +2.1%$9.90
2012$30.76+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%$9.76
2011$30.27+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$9.60
2010$29.63+2.2%$20.32 +1.7%$9.31
2009$29.42+.7%$20.05 +1.4%$9.37
2008$28.51+3.2%$19.53 +2.6%$8.98
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$36.95540
Waterbury $35.02270
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$36.95540
Waterbury $35.02270
Norwich-New London$29.79220
Wages in other areas
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