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Norwich-New London LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment110
Mean wage$24.09
Entry wage$17.09
10th percentile wage$15.96
50th percentile wage$27.88
90th percentile wage$28.47
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities9082.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities9027.88
Postal Service Clerks (43-5051)
Perform any combination of tasks in a post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags according to State, address, or other scheme; and examine mail for correct postage.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.88 $17.56  $10.32
2016$26.79+4.1%$16.87 +4.1%$9.92
2015$26.13+2.5%$16.46 +2.5%$9.67
2014$25.62+2.0%$16.14 +2.0%$9.48
2013$25.11+2.0%$15.81 +2.0%$9.29
2012$24.68+1.7%$15.54 +1.7%$9.14
2011$24.23+1.8%$15.26 +1.8%$8.97
2010$23.85+1.6%$15.02 +1.6%$8.83
2009$23.40+1.9%$14.74 +1.9%$8.66
2008$22.76+2.8%$14.34 +2.8%$8.42
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.88 $19.25  $8.63
2016$26.79+4.1%$18.63 +3.3%$8.16
2015$26.13+2.5%$18.24 +2.1%$7.89
2014$25.62+2.0%$17.85 +2.2%$7.76
2013$25.11+2.0%$17.49 +2.1%$7.61
2012$24.68+1.7%$17.19 +1.7%$7.49
2011$24.23+1.8%$16.92 +1.6%$7.31
2010$23.85+1.6%$16.64 +1.7%$7.21
2009$23.40+1.9%$16.41 +1.4%$6.99
2008$22.76+2.8%$15.99 +2.6%$6.77
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
New Haven$27.89160
Waterbury $27.8960
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$27.89160
Norwich-New London$27.88110
Waterbury $27.8960
Wages in other areas
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