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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,770
Mean wage$35.12
Entry wage$28.62
10th percentile wage$25.79
50th percentile wage$35.54
90th percentile wage$44.92
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration1,75099.1%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration1,75035.70
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers (33-3051)
Maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Perform combination of following duties: patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.54 $21.05  $14.49
2016$33.94+4.7%$20.10 +4.7%$13.84
2015$33.36+1.7%$19.76 +1.7%$13.60
2014$32.69+2.0%$19.36 +2.0%$13.33
2013$32.28+1.3%$19.12 +1.3%$13.16
2012$31.81+1.5%$18.84 +1.5%$12.97
2011$31.37+1.4%$18.58 +1.4%$12.79
2010$31.04+1.1%$18.38 +1.1%$12.65
2009$30.43+2.0%$18.02 +2.0%$12.41
2008$29.60+2.8%$17.53 +2.8%$12.07
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.54 $23.51  $12.03
2016$33.94+4.7%$22.76 +3.3%$11.18
2015$33.36+1.7%$22.28 +2.1%$11.07
2014$32.69+2.0%$21.81 +2.2%$10.89
2013$32.28+1.3%$21.37 +2.1%$10.91
2012$31.81+1.5%$21.00 +1.7%$10.81
2011$31.37+1.4%$20.67 +1.6%$10.70
2010$31.04+1.1%$20.32 +1.7%$10.71
2009$30.43+2.0%$20.05 +1.4%$10.38
2008$29.60+2.8%$19.53 +2.6%$10.06
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$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Waterbury $28.66370
Wages in other areas
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