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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,880
Mean wage$19.91
Entry wage$12.22
10th percentile wage$11.05
50th percentile wage$17.76
90th percentile wage$31.27
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services1,61085.9%
Other Services703.5%
Leisure and Hospitality
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality30.83
Other Services7017.55
Education and Health Services1,61017.12
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (25-2011)
Instruct children (normally up to 5 years of age) in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification. Exclude "Child Care Workers" (39-9011) and "Special Education Teachers" (25-2041 through 25-2043).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.76 $29.66  -$11.90
2016$17.34+2.4%$28.97 +2.4%-$11.62
2015$17.01+2.0%$28.41 +2.0%-$11.39
2014$16.69+1.9%$27.88 +1.9%-$11.18
2013$16.37+1.9%$27.35 +1.9%-$10.97
2012$16.06+2.0%$26.81 +2.0%-$10.75
2011$15.81+1.6%$26.40 +1.6%-$10.59
2010$15.53+1.8%$25.94 +1.8%-$10.40
2009$15.36+1.1%$25.66 +1.1%-$10.29
2008$14.91+3.1%$24.89 +3.1%-$9.98
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.76 $23.51  -$5.75
2016$17.34+2.4%$22.76 +3.3%-$5.41
2015$17.01+2.0%$22.28 +2.1%-$5.27
2014$16.69+1.9%$21.81 +2.2%-$5.11
2013$16.37+1.9%$21.37 +2.1%-$4.99
2012$16.06+2.0%$21.00 +1.7%-$4.94
2011$15.81+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%-$4.86
2010$15.53+1.8%$20.32 +1.7%-$4.79
2009$15.36+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%-$4.68
2008$14.91+3.1%$19.53 +2.6%-$4.62
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
Waterbury $16.59300
Norwich-New London$14.65320
New Haven$14.34950
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$14.34950
Norwich-New London$14.65320
Wages in other areas
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