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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment2,480
Mean wage$90.34
Entry wage$40.97
10th percentile wage$35.08
50th percentile wage$77.36
90th percentile wageN/A
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services1,66066.9%
Financial Activities56022.4%
Public Administration1606.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities301.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services93.68
Professional and Business Services1,66075.64
Trade, Transportation and Utilities3064.90
Public Administration16064.04
Lawyers (23-1011)
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$77.36 $49.84  $27.52
2016$75.55+2.4%$48.67 +2.4%$26.88
2015$74.10+2.0%$47.74 +2.0%$26.36
2014$72.71+1.9%$46.85 +1.9%$25.87
2013$71.33+1.9%$45.95 +1.9%$25.37
2012$69.94+2.0%$45.06 +2.0%$24.88
2011$68.85+1.6%$44.36 +1.6%$24.49
2010$67.64+1.8%$43.58 +1.8%$24.06
2009$66.92+1.1%$43.11 +1.1%$23.81
2008$64.93+3.1%$41.83 +3.1%$23.10
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$77.36 $23.51  $53.85
2016$75.55+2.4%$22.76 +3.3%$52.79
2015$74.10+2.0%$22.28 +2.1%$51.82
2014$72.71+1.9%$21.81 +2.2%$50.91
2013$71.33+1.9%$21.37 +2.1%$49.96
2012$69.94+2.0%$21.00 +1.7%$48.94
2011$68.85+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$48.18
2010$67.64+1.8%$20.32 +1.7%$47.32
2009$66.92+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%$46.87
2008$64.93+3.1%$19.53 +2.6%$45.40
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
Norwich-New London$58.98150
New Haven$58.94990
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$58.94990
Waterbury $48.46200
Wages in other areas
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