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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment4,460
Mean wage$16.78
Entry wage$12.48
10th percentile wage$11.30
50th percentile wage$16.56
90th percentile wage$22.90
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services2,48055.5%
Professional and Business Services65014.5%
Other Services3708.2%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2104.7%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services65017.69
Education and Health Services2,48017.23
Financial Activities10016.77
Receptionists and Information Clerks (43-4171)
Answer inquiries and obtain information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. Provide information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization. Exclude "Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service" (43-2011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.56 $20.28  -$3.72
2016$15.91+4.1%$19.49 +4.1%-$3.57
2015$15.52+2.5%$19.01 +2.5%-$3.48
2014$15.22+2.0%$18.64 +2.0%-$3.41
2013$14.91+2.0%$18.26 +2.0%-$3.34
2012$14.66+1.7%$17.95 +1.7%-$3.29
2011$14.39+1.8%$17.63 +1.8%-$3.23
2010$14.17+1.6%$17.35 +1.6%-$3.18
2009$13.90+1.9%$17.02 +1.9%-$3.12
2008$13.52+2.8%$16.56 +2.8%-$3.03
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.56 $23.02  -$6.46
2016$15.91+4.1%$22.28 +3.3%-$6.37
2015$15.52+2.5%$21.82 +2.1%-$6.29
2014$15.22+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%-$6.13
2013$14.91+2.0%$20.92 +2.1%-$6.00
2012$14.66+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%-$5.90
2011$14.39+1.8%$20.24 +1.6%-$5.84
2010$14.17+1.6%$19.90 +1.7%-$5.73
2009$13.90+1.9%$19.63 +1.4%-$5.72
2008$13.52+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%-$5.60
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 $15.45720
Norwich-New London$14.30850
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$14.002,370
Norwich-New London$14.30850
Wages in other areas
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