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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,470
Mean wage$17.91
Entry wage$12.45
10th percentile wage$11.21
50th percentile wage$17.48
90th percentile wage$25.35
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,33053.7%
Professional and Business Services1004.1%
Education and Health Services301.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services3018.63
Financial Activities2018.47
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,33016.26
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)
Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.48 $20.28  -$2.80
2016$16.80+4.1%$19.49 +4.1%-$2.69
2015$16.38+2.5%$19.01 +2.5%-$2.62
2014$16.06+2.0%$18.64 +2.0%-$2.57
2013$15.74+2.0%$18.26 +2.0%-$2.52
2012$15.47+1.7%$17.95 +1.7%-$2.47
2011$15.19+1.8%$17.63 +1.8%-$2.43
2010$14.95+1.6%$17.35 +1.6%-$2.39
2009$14.67+1.9%$17.02 +1.9%-$2.35
2008$14.27+2.8%$16.56 +2.8%-$2.28
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.48 $23.02  -$5.54
2016$16.80+4.1%$22.28 +3.3%-$5.48
2015$16.38+2.5%$21.82 +2.1%-$5.43
2014$16.06+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%-$5.28
2013$15.74+2.0%$20.92 +2.1%-$5.17
2012$15.47+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%-$5.08
2011$15.19+1.8%$20.24 +1.6%-$5.04
2010$14.95+1.6%$19.90 +1.7%-$4.94
2009$14.67+1.9%$19.63 +1.4%-$4.95
2008$14.27+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%-$4.85
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 $17.84350
New Haven$17.381,190
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$17.381,190
Norwich-New London$16.39410
Wages in other areas
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