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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment100
Mean wage$49,214
Entry wage$30,997
10th percentile wage$20,243
50th percentile wage$50,986
90th percentile wage$72,383
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services100100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services10050,992
Graduate Teaching Assistants (25-1191)
Assist department chairperson, faculty members, or other professional staff members in college or university by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as laboratory research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$50986.33 $61689.92  -$10703.59
2016$49793.20+2.4%$60246.32 +2.4%-$10453.11
2015$48838.70+2.0%$59091.44 +2.0%-$10252.73
2014$47923.97+1.9%$57984.68 +1.9%-$10060.70
2013$47009.24+1.9%$56877.91 +1.9%-$9868.67
2012$46094.51+2.0%$55771.15 +2.0%-$9676.64
2011$45378.63+1.6%$54904.99 +1.6%-$9526.36
2010$44583.21+1.8%$53942.59 +1.8%-$9359.37
2009$44105.96+1.1%$53365.15 +1.1%-$9259.18
2008$42793.52+3.1%$51777.19 +3.1%-$8983.66
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$50986.33 $48908.65  $2077.68
2016$49793.20+2.4%$47345.71 +3.3%$2447.49
2015$48838.70+2.0%$46354.57 +2.1%$2484.13
2014$47923.97+1.9%$45363.44 +2.2%$2560.53
2013$47009.24+1.9%$44448.55 +2.1%$2560.69
2012$46094.51+2.0%$43686.14 +1.7%$2408.37
2011$45378.63+1.6%$42999.97 +1.6%$2378.66
2010$44583.21+1.8%$42275.68 +1.7%$2307.53
2009$44105.96+1.1%$41703.87 +1.4%$2402.09
2008$42793.52+3.1%$40636.49 +2.6%$2157.03
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$38,683 
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$38,683 
Wages in other areas
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