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Waterbury LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment100
Mean wage$28.44
Entry wage$20.78
10th percentile wage$18.44
50th percentile wage$28.71
90th percentile wage$38.45
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services1014.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services1032.84
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$28.71 $29.53  -$0.82
2016$27.89+2.9%$28.69 +2.9%-$0.79
2015$27.12+2.9%$27.89 +2.9%-$0.77
2014$26.48+2.4%$27.23 +2.4%-$0.75
2013$25.84+2.5%$26.57 +2.5%-$0.73
2012$25.42+1.7%$26.14 +1.7%-$0.72
2011$25.02+1.6%$25.73 +1.6%-$0.71
2010$24.49+2.2%$25.19 +2.2%-$0.69
2009$24.31+.7%$25.01 +.7%-$0.69
2008$23.56+3.2%$24.23 +3.2%-$0.67
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.71 $18.48  $10.23
2016$27.89+2.9%$17.89 +3.3%$10.00
2015$27.12+2.9%$17.51 +2.1%$9.60
2014$26.48+2.4%$17.14 +2.2%$9.34
2013$25.84+2.5%$16.79 +2.1%$9.04
2012$25.42+1.7%$16.51 +1.7%$8.91
2011$25.02+1.6%$16.25 +1.6%$8.77
2010$24.49+2.2%$15.97 +1.7%$8.51
2009$24.31+.7%$15.76 +1.4%$8.55
2008$23.56+3.2%$15.35 +2.6%$8.21
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
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$31.30510
Norwich-New London$32.73340
Wages in other areas
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