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Danbury LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment 200
Mean wage$31.11
Entry wage$19.76
10th percentile wage$17.67
50th percentile wage$28.19
90th percentile wage$57.63
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Carpenters (47-2031)
Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Include brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways to control the proper circulation of air through the passageways and to the working places.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$28.19 $26.70  $1.49
2016$27.13+3.9%$25.70 +3.9%$1.43
2015$26.69+1.7%$25.28 +1.7%$1.41
2014$26.12+2.2%$24.74 +2.2%$1.38
2013$25.72+1.5%$24.36 +1.5%$1.36
2012$25.50+.9%$24.15 +.9%$1.35
2011$25.13+1.5%$23.80 +1.5%$1.33
2010$24.84+1.2%$23.53 +1.2%$1.31
2009$24.58+1.1%$23.28 +1.1%$1.30
2008$23.76+3.4%$22.50 +3.4%$1.26
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.19 $20.50  $7.69
2016$27.13+3.9%$19.84 +3.3%$7.29
2015$26.69+1.7%$19.43 +2.1%$7.26
2014$26.12+2.2%$19.01 +2.2%$7.10
2013$25.72+1.5%$18.63 +2.1%$7.09
2012$25.50+.9%$18.31 +1.7%$7.19
2011$25.13+1.5%$18.02 +1.6%$7.10
2010$24.84+1.2%$17.72 +1.7%$7.12
2009$24.58+1.1%$17.48 +1.4%$7.10
2008$23.76+3.4%$17.03 +2.6%$6.73
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 $27.14260
New Haven$25.46880
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London$22.731,050
New Haven$25.46880
Waterbury $27.14260
Wages in other areas
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