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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment5,640
Mean wage$43.65
Entry wage$27.85
10th percentile wage$25.79
50th percentile wage$39.21
90th percentile wage$66.03
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services2,48044.0%
Financial Activities1,85032.8%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities5008.9%
Education and Health Services2404.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Financial Activities1,85044.45
Public Administration10043.18
Professional and Business Services2,48038.03
Accountants and Auditors (13-2011)
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$39.21 $37.82  $1.39
2016$38.09+2.9%$36.74 +2.9%$1.35
2015$37.04+2.9%$35.72 +2.9%$1.31
2014$36.16+2.4%$34.88 +2.4%$1.28
2013$35.29+2.5%$34.04 +2.5%$1.25
2012$34.71+1.7%$33.48 +1.7%$1.23
2011$34.17+1.6%$32.96 +1.6%$1.21
2010$33.44+2.2%$32.26 +2.2%$1.19
2009$33.20+.7%$32.03 +.7%$1.18
2008$32.18+3.2%$31.04 +3.2%$1.14
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$39.21 $23.51  $15.70
2016$38.09+2.9%$22.76 +3.3%$15.33
2015$37.04+2.9%$22.28 +2.1%$14.75
2014$36.16+2.4%$21.81 +2.2%$14.36
2013$35.29+2.5%$21.37 +2.1%$13.92
2012$34.71+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%$13.71
2011$34.17+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$13.50
2010$33.44+2.2%$20.32 +1.7%$13.12
2009$33.20+.7%$20.05 +1.4%$13.16
2008$32.18+3.2%$19.53 +2.6%$12.64
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$34.131,840
Norwich-New London$31.25590
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$34.131,840
Norwich-New London$31.25590
Wages in other areas
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