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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,470
Mean wage$36.42
Entry wage$25.16
10th percentile wage$23.10
50th percentile wage$35.79
90th percentile wage$50.90
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services26017.4%
Financial Activities1208.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1107.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration9041.70
Financial Activities12038.76
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (13-1023)
Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Include contract specialists, field contractors, purchasers, price analysts, tooling coordinators, and media buyers. Exclude "Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.79 $36.17  -$0.38
2016$34.77+2.9%$35.14 +2.9%-$0.36
2015$33.81+2.9%$34.17 +2.9%-$0.35
2014$33.01+2.4%$33.36 +2.4%-$0.35
2013$32.21+2.5%$32.55 +2.5%-$0.34
2012$31.68+1.7%$32.02 +1.7%-$0.33
2011$31.19+1.6%$31.52 +1.6%-$0.33
2010$30.53+2.2%$30.85 +2.2%-$0.32
2009$30.31+.7%$30.63 +.7%-$0.32
2008$29.37+3.2%$29.68 +3.2%-$0.31
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.79 $23.02  $12.77
2016$34.77+2.9%$22.28 +3.3%$12.49
2015$33.81+2.9%$21.82 +2.1%$11.99
2014$33.01+2.4%$21.35 +2.2%$11.66
2013$32.21+2.5%$20.92 +2.1%$11.29
2012$31.68+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%$11.12
2011$31.19+1.6%$20.24 +1.6%$10.95
2010$30.53+2.2%$19.90 +1.7%$10.63
2009$30.31+.7%$19.63 +1.4%$10.68
2008$29.37+3.2%$19.13 +2.6%$10.24
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$32.73340
New Haven$31.30510
Waterbury $28.71100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$31.30510
Norwich-New London$32.73340
Wages in other areas
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