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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment380
Mean wage$20.07
Entry wage$17.56
10th percentile wage$16.45
50th percentile wage$18.42
90th percentile wage$23.80
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services7017.7%
Public Administration5014.4%
Financial Activities
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration5019.08
Financial Activities18.60
Professional and Business Services17.52
Education and Health Services70
Word Processors and Typists (43-9022)
Use word processor/computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned. Include composing data keyers. Exclude "Data Entry Keyers" (43-9021), "Secretaries and Administrative Assistants" (43-6011 through 43-6014), "Court Reporters" (23-2091), and "Medical Transcriptionists" (31-9094).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$18.42 $20.28  -$1.86
2016$17.70+4.1%$19.49 +4.1%-$1.78
2015$17.26+2.5%$19.01 +2.5%-$1.74
2014$16.93+2.0%$18.64 +2.0%-$1.70
2013$16.59+2.0%$18.26 +2.0%-$1.67
2012$16.31+1.7%$17.95 +1.7%-$1.64
2011$16.01+1.8%$17.63 +1.8%-$1.61
2010$15.76+1.6%$17.35 +1.6%-$1.59
2009$15.46+1.9%$17.02 +1.9%-$1.56
2008$15.04+2.8%$16.56 +2.8%-$1.51
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$18.42 $23.02  -$4.60
2016$17.70+4.1%$22.28 +3.3%-$4.58
2015$17.26+2.5%$21.82 +2.1%-$4.55
2014$16.93+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%-$4.42
2013$16.59+2.0%$20.92 +2.1%-$4.33
2012$16.31+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%-$4.25
2011$16.01+1.8%$20.24 +1.6%-$4.22
2010$15.76+1.6%$19.90 +1.7%-$4.14
2009$15.46+1.9%$19.63 +1.4%-$4.16
2008$15.04+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%-$4.08
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$22.58180
Norwich-New London$18.8720
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$22.58180
Norwich-New London$18.8720
Wages in other areas
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