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Estimated employment150
Mean wage$15.14
Entry wage$9.81
10th percentile wage$9.80
50th percentile wage$13.25
90th percentile wage$23.85
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9012)
Set up, operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Include dairy processing equipment operators. Exclude "Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders" (51-9011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.25 $19.63  -$6.38
2016$12.78+3.7%$18.93 +3.7%-$6.15
2015$12.47+2.4%$18.48 +2.4%-$6.00
2014$12.19+2.3%$18.06 +2.3%-$5.87
2013$11.96+1.9%$17.72 +1.9%-$5.75
2012$11.76+1.7%$17.43 +1.7%-$5.66
2011$11.57+1.6%$17.15 +1.6%-$5.57
2010$11.45+1.1%$16.96 +1.1%-$5.51
2009$11.25+1.8%$16.67 +1.8%-$5.41
2008$10.96+2.7%$16.23 +2.7%-$5.27
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.25 $23.02  -$9.77
2016$12.78+3.7%$22.28 +3.3%-$9.50
2015$12.47+2.4%$21.82 +2.1%-$9.34
2014$12.19+2.3%$21.35 +2.2%-$9.15
2013$11.96+1.9%$20.92 +2.1%-$8.95
2012$11.76+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%-$8.79
2011$11.57+1.6%$20.24 +1.6%-$8.66
2010$11.45+1.1%$19.90 +1.7%-$8.44
2009$11.25+1.8%$19.63 +1.4%-$8.37
2008$10.96+2.7%$19.13 +2.6%-$8.17
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$17.3840
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London$17.3840
Wages in other areas
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