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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$16.47
Entry wage$12.04
10th percentile wage$10.99
50th percentile wage$15.01
90th percentile wage$19.59
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services30%
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services3017.36
Professional and Business Services13.71
Telephone Operators (43-2021)
Provide information by accessing alphabetical and geographical directories. Assist customers with special billing requests, such as charges to a third party and credits or refunds for incorrectly dialed numbers or bad connections. May handle emergency calls and assist children or people with physical disabilities to make telephone calls.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.01 $20.28  -$5.27
2016$14.42+4.1%$19.49 +4.1%-$5.06
2015$14.07+2.5%$19.01 +2.5%-$4.93
2014$13.79+2.0%$18.64 +2.0%-$4.84
2013$13.52+2.0%$18.26 +2.0%-$4.74
2012$13.29+1.7%$17.95 +1.7%-$4.66
2011$13.05+1.8%$17.63 +1.8%-$4.58
2010$12.84+1.6%$17.35 +1.6%-$4.50
2009$12.60+1.9%$17.02 +1.9%-$4.42
2008$12.25+2.8%$16.56 +2.8%-$4.30
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.01 $23.02  -$8.01
2016$14.42+4.1%$22.28 +3.3%-$7.86
2015$14.07+2.5%$21.82 +2.1%-$7.74
2014$13.79+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%-$7.55
2013$13.52+2.0%$20.92 +2.1%-$7.40
2012$13.29+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%-$7.27
2011$13.05+1.8%$20.24 +1.6%-$7.19
2010$12.84+1.6%$19.90 +1.7%-$7.05
2009$12.60+1.9%$19.63 +1.4%-$7.03
2008$12.25+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%-$6.87
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$19.5420
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$19.5420
Wages in other areas
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