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New Haven LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,600
Mean wage$33.35
Entry wage$24.43
10th percentile wage$22.53
50th percentile wage$34.12
90th percentile wage$45.13
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration1,50093.9%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration1,50034.11
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers (33-3051)
Maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Perform combination of following duties: patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$34.12 $28.98  $5.14
2016$32.58+4.7%$27.67 +4.7%$4.91
2015$32.02+1.7%$27.20 +1.7%$4.82
2014$31.39+2.0%$26.66 +2.0%$4.73
2013$30.99+1.3%$26.32 +1.3%$4.67
2012$30.54+1.5%$25.94 +1.5%$4.60
2011$30.11+1.4%$25.58 +1.4%$4.54
2010$29.80+1.1%$25.31 +1.1%$4.49
2009$29.21+2.0%$24.81 +2.0%$4.40
2008$28.42+2.8%$24.13 +2.8%$4.28
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$34.12 $21.56  $12.56
2016$32.58+4.7%$20.87 +3.3%$11.71
2015$32.02+1.7%$20.43 +2.1%$11.59
2014$31.39+2.0%$20.00 +2.2%$11.39
2013$30.99+1.3%$19.59 +2.1%$11.40
2012$30.54+1.5%$19.26 +1.7%$11.28
2011$30.11+1.4%$18.96 +1.6%$11.16
2010$29.80+1.1%$18.64 +1.7%$11.16
2009$29.21+2.0%$18.38 +1.4%$10.83
2008$28.42+2.8%$17.91 +2.6%$10.50
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$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Waterbury $28.66370
Wages in other areas
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