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New Haven LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment510
Mean wage$32.66
Entry wage$23.28
10th percentile wage$21.33
50th percentile wage$31.30
90th percentile wage$47.65
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services11022.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities509.9%
Public Administration306.5%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services3041.61
Public Administration3033.48
Professional and Business Services11032.76
Financial Activities1032.43
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (13-1023)
Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Include contract specialists, field contractors, purchasers, price analysts, tooling coordinators, and media buyers. Exclude "Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.30 $34.45  -$3.14
2016$30.41+2.9%$33.47 +2.9%-$3.06
2015$29.57+2.9%$32.54 +2.9%-$2.97
2014$28.87+2.4%$31.77 +2.4%-$2.90
2013$28.17+2.5%$31.00 +2.5%-$2.83
2012$27.71+1.7%$30.50 +1.7%-$2.78
2011$27.28+1.6%$30.02 +1.6%-$2.74
2010$26.70+2.2%$29.38 +2.2%-$2.68
2009$26.51+.7%$29.17 +.7%-$2.66
2008$25.69+3.2%$28.27 +3.2%-$2.58
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.30 $21.56  $9.74
2016$30.41+2.9%$20.87 +3.3%$9.54
2015$29.57+2.9%$20.43 +2.1%$9.13
2014$28.87+2.4%$20.00 +2.2%$8.87
2013$28.17+2.5%$19.59 +2.1%$8.57
2012$27.71+1.7%$19.26 +1.7%$8.45
2011$27.28+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%$8.32
2010$26.70+2.2%$18.64 +1.7%$8.06
2009$26.51+.7%$18.38 +1.4%$8.12
2008$25.69+3.2%$17.91 +2.6%$7.77
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$32.73340
New Haven$31.30510
Waterbury $28.71100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$31.30510
Norwich-New London$32.73340
Wages in other areas
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