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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment350
Mean wage$20.22
Entry wage$14.89
10th percentile wage$13.57
50th percentile wage$19.88
90th percentile wage$28.38
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services420119.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services42019.79
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians (29-2056)
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.88 $36.62  -$16.74
2016$19.41+2.4%$35.76 +2.4%-$16.34
2015$19.04+2.0%$35.08 +2.0%-$16.03
2014$18.69+1.9%$34.42 +1.9%-$15.73
2013$18.33+1.9%$33.76 +1.9%-$15.43
2012$17.97+2.0%$33.11 +2.0%-$15.13
2011$17.69+1.6%$32.59 +1.6%-$14.89
2010$17.38+1.8%$32.02 +1.8%-$14.63
2009$17.20+1.1%$31.68 +1.1%-$14.48
2008$16.69+3.1%$30.74 +3.1%-$14.05
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.88 $23.51  -$3.63
2016$19.41+2.4%$22.76 +3.3%-$3.34
2015$19.04+2.0%$22.28 +2.1%-$3.23
2014$18.69+1.9%$21.81 +2.2%-$3.11
2013$18.33+1.9%$21.37 +2.1%-$3.03
2012$17.97+2.0%$21.00 +1.7%-$3.02
2011$17.69+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%-$2.97
2010$17.38+1.8%$20.32 +1.7%-$2.93
2009$17.20+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%-$2.84
2008$16.69+3.1%$19.53 +2.6%-$2.84
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 $20.3460
Norwich-New London$18.87100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$17.61300
Norwich-New London$18.87100
Wages in other areas
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