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Estimated employment320
Mean wage$17.60
Entry wage$12.28
10th percentile wage$11.28
50th percentile wage$16.32
90th percentile wage$28.06
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9121)
Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products including food, glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Exclude "Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic" (51-4193) and "Painters, Transportation Equipment" (51-9122).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.32 $17.67  -$1.35
2016$15.74+3.7%$17.04 +3.7%-$1.30
2015$15.37+2.4%$16.64 +2.4%-$1.27
2014$15.02+2.3%$16.26 +2.3%-$1.24
2013$14.73+1.9%$15.95 +1.9%-$1.21
2012$14.49+1.7%$15.69 +1.7%-$1.19
2011$14.26+1.6%$15.44 +1.6%-$1.17
2010$14.10+1.1%$15.27 +1.1%-$1.16
2009$13.86+1.8%$15.00 +1.8%-$1.14
2008$13.49+2.7%$14.61 +2.7%-$1.11
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.32 $21.56  -$5.24
2016$15.74+3.7%$20.87 +3.3%-$5.13
2015$15.37+2.4%$20.43 +2.1%-$5.06
2014$15.02+2.3%$20.00 +2.2%-$4.98
2013$14.73+1.9%$19.59 +2.1%-$4.86
2012$14.49+1.7%$19.26 +1.7%-$4.76
2011$14.26+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%-$4.69
2010$14.10+1.1%$18.64 +1.7%-$4.53
2009$13.86+1.8%$18.38 +1.4%-$4.52
2008$13.49+2.7%$17.91 +2.6%-$4.41
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$16.32320
Norwich-New London$16.2640
Waterbury $11.0040
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$16.32320
Norwich-New London$16.2640
Waterbury $11.0040
Wages in other areas
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