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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment140
Mean wage$24.60
Entry wage$17.39
10th percentile wage$16.65
50th percentile wage$26.15
90th percentile wage$31.15
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services14095.9%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services14026.06
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (47-4041)
Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, contaminated soil, etc. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.15 $26.95  -$0.79
2016$25.17+3.9%$25.94 +3.9%-$0.76
2015$24.76+1.7%$25.52 +1.7%-$0.75
2014$24.23+2.2%$24.97 +2.2%-$0.74
2013$23.86+1.5%$24.59 +1.5%-$0.72
2012$23.66+.9%$24.38 +.9%-$0.72
2011$23.31+1.5%$24.02 +1.5%-$0.71
2010$23.04+1.2%$23.75 +1.2%-$0.70
2009$22.80+1.1%$23.49 +1.1%-$0.69
2008$22.04+3.4%$22.71 +3.4%-$0.67
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.15 $23.51  $2.64
2016$25.17+3.9%$22.76 +3.3%$2.41
2015$24.76+1.7%$22.28 +2.1%$2.48
2014$24.23+2.2%$21.81 +2.2%$2.42
2013$23.86+1.5%$21.37 +2.1%$2.49
2012$23.66+.9%$21.00 +1.7%$2.66
2011$23.31+1.5%$20.67 +1.6%$2.64
2010$23.04+1.2%$20.32 +1.7%$2.72
2009$22.80+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%$2.75
2008$22.04+3.4%$19.53 +2.6%$2.51
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$18.30110
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$18.30110
Wages in other areas
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