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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment4,560
Mean wage$18.11
Entry wage$12.62
10th percentile wage$11.50
50th percentile wage$16.37
90th percentile wage$23.93
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services3,25071.3%
Public Administration4109.0%
Leisure and Hospitality3808.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services6018.18
Professional and Business Services3,25016.53
Other Services12016.24
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Exclude "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.37 $15.10  $1.27
2016$15.63+4.7%$14.42 +4.7%$1.21
2015$15.36+1.7%$14.17 +1.7%$1.19
2014$15.06+2.0%$13.89 +2.0%$1.17
2013$14.87+1.3%$13.71 +1.3%$1.15
2012$14.65+1.5%$13.51 +1.5%$1.14
2011$14.45+1.4%$13.33 +1.4%$1.12
2010$14.30+1.1%$13.19 +1.1%$1.11
2009$14.02+2.0%$12.93 +2.0%$1.09
2008$13.63+2.8%$12.58 +2.8%$1.06
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.37 $23.51  -$7.14
2016$15.63+4.7%$22.76 +3.3%-$7.12
2015$15.36+1.7%$22.28 +2.1%-$6.91
2014$15.06+2.0%$21.81 +2.2%-$6.74
2013$14.87+1.3%$21.37 +2.1%-$6.49
2012$14.65+1.5%$21.00 +1.7%-$6.34
2011$14.45+1.4%$20.67 +1.6%-$6.22
2010$14.30+1.1%$20.32 +1.7%-$6.02
2009$14.02+2.0%$20.05 +1.4%-$6.03
2008$13.63+2.8%$19.53 +2.6%-$5.90
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$19.291,860
Waterbury $14.81420
Norwich-New London$14.67890
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$19.291,860
Norwich-New London$14.67890
Wages in other areas
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