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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,210
Mean wage$18.34
Entry wage$12.93
10th percentile wage$11.92
50th percentile wage$17.46
90th percentile wage$25.48
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities65053.9%
Professional and Business Services1008.6%
Education and Health Services403.1%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services10019.72
Trade, Transportation and Utilities65017.10
Education and Health Services4017.05
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)
Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.46 $20.41  -$2.95
2016$16.78+4.1%$19.61 +4.1%-$2.83
2015$16.36+2.5%$19.13 +2.5%-$2.76
2014$16.04+2.0%$18.75 +2.0%-$2.71
2013$15.72+2.0%$18.38 +2.0%-$2.65
2012$15.46+1.7%$18.07 +1.7%-$2.61
2011$15.18+1.8%$17.74 +1.8%-$2.56
2010$14.94+1.6%$17.46 +1.6%-$2.52
2009$14.65+1.9%$17.13 +1.9%-$2.47
2008$14.25+2.8%$16.66 +2.8%-$2.40
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.46 $23.51  -$6.05
2016$16.78+4.1%$22.76 +3.3%-$5.98
2015$16.36+2.5%$22.28 +2.1%-$5.91
2014$16.04+2.0%$21.81 +2.2%-$5.76
2013$15.72+2.0%$21.37 +2.1%-$5.64
2012$15.46+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%-$5.54
2011$15.18+1.8%$20.67 +1.6%-$5.49
2010$14.94+1.6%$20.32 +1.7%-$5.38
2009$14.65+1.9%$20.05 +1.4%-$5.39
2008$14.25+2.8%$19.53 +2.6%-$5.27
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 $17.84350
New Haven$17.381,190
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$17.381,190
Norwich-New London$16.39410
Wages in other areas
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