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New Haven LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment60
Mean wage$23.87
Entry wage$16.88
10th percentile wage$16.11
50th percentile wage$21.35
90th percentile wage$35.96
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services6090.5%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services6021.50
Social Science Research Assistants (19-4061)
Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social research. May perform publication activities, laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management. Normally these individuals work under the direct supervision of a social scientist and assist in those activities which are more routine. Exclude "Graduate Teaching Assistants" (25-1191) who both teach and do research.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.35 $38.38  -$17.03
2016$20.85+2.4%$37.48 +2.4%-$16.63
2015$20.45+2.0%$36.76 +2.0%-$16.31
2014$20.07+1.9%$36.07 +1.9%-$16.00
2013$19.68+1.9%$35.39 +1.9%-$15.70
2012$19.30+2.0%$34.70 +2.0%-$15.39
2011$19.00+1.6%$34.16 +1.6%-$15.15
2010$18.67+1.8%$33.56 +1.8%-$14.89
2009$18.47+1.1%$33.20 +1.1%-$14.73
2008$17.92+3.1%$32.21 +3.1%-$14.29
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.35 $21.56  -$0.20
2016$20.85+2.4%$20.87 +3.3%-$0.02
2015$20.45+2.0%$20.43 +2.1%$0.02
2014$20.07+1.9%$20.00 +2.2%$0.07
2013$19.68+1.9%$19.59 +2.1%$0.09
2012$19.30+2.0%$19.26 +1.7%$0.04
2011$19.00+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%$0.05
2010$18.67+1.8%$18.64 +1.7%$0.03
2009$18.47+1.1%$18.38 +1.4%$0.08
2008$17.92+3.1%$17.91 +2.6%$0.01
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$21.3560
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$21.3560
Wages in other areas
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