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Danbury LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment 290
Mean wage$15.56
Entry wage$12.55
10th percentile wage$12.05
50th percentile wage$14.31
90th percentile wage$22.18
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services26088.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services26014.18
Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093)
Assist professionals from a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, to provide client services, as well as support for families. May assist clients in identifying available benefits and social and community services and help clients obtain them. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or adult daycare. Exclude "Rehabilitation Counselors" (21-1015), "Personal and Home Care Aides" (39-9021), "Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs" (43-4061), and "Psychiatric Technicians" (29-2053).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$14.31 $25.12  -$10.81
2016$13.98+2.4%$24.53 +2.4%-$10.55
2015$13.71+2.0%$24.06 +2.0%-$10.35
2014$13.45+1.9%$23.61 +1.9%-$10.16
2013$13.19+1.9%$23.16 +1.9%-$9.96
2012$12.94+2.0%$22.71 +2.0%-$9.77
2011$12.74+1.6%$22.36 +1.6%-$9.62
2010$12.51+1.8%$21.97 +1.8%-$9.45
2009$12.38+1.1%$21.73 +1.1%-$9.35
2008$12.01+3.1%$21.08 +3.1%-$9.07
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$14.31 $20.50  -$6.19
2016$13.98+2.4%$19.84 +3.3%-$5.86
2015$13.71+2.0%$19.43 +2.1%-$5.72
2014$13.45+1.9%$19.01 +2.2%-$5.56
2013$13.19+1.9%$18.63 +2.1%-$5.43
2012$12.94+2.0%$18.31 +1.7%-$5.37
2011$12.74+1.6%$18.02 +1.6%-$5.28
2010$12.51+1.8%$17.72 +1.7%-$5.20
2009$12.38+1.1%$17.48 +1.4%-$5.10
2008$12.01+3.1%$17.03 +2.6%-$5.02
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
Norwich-New London$19.24430
Waterbury $17.20370
New Haven$16.002,140
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$16.002,140
Norwich-New London$19.24430
Waterbury $17.20370
Wages in other areas
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