CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Waterbury LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,560
Mean wage$37.47
Entry wage$30.39
10th percentile wage$27.63
50th percentile wage$37.56
90th percentile wage$48.07
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services1,44092.8%
Public Administration905.8%
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services1,44037.74
Public Administration9036.44
Professional and Business Services33.11
Registered Nurses (29-1141)
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Include advance practice nurses such as: nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Advanced practice nursing is practiced by RNs who have specialized formal, post-basic education and who function in highly autonomous and specialized roles.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$37.56 $35.30  $2.26
2016$36.68+2.4%$34.47 +2.4%$2.21
2015$35.98+2.0%$33.81 +2.0%$2.16
2014$35.30+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%$2.12
2013$34.63+1.9%$32.55 +1.9%$2.08
2012$33.96+2.0%$31.91 +2.0%$2.04
2011$33.43+1.6%$31.42 +1.6%$2.01
2010$32.84+1.8%$30.87 +1.8%$1.98
2009$32.49+1.1%$30.54 +1.1%$1.96
2008$31.52+3.1%$29.63 +3.1%$1.90
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$37.56 $18.48  $19.08
2016$36.68+2.4%$17.89 +3.3%$18.79
2015$35.98+2.0%$17.51 +2.1%$18.46
2014$35.30+1.9%$17.14 +2.2%$18.16
2013$34.63+1.9%$16.79 +2.1%$17.84
2012$33.96+2.0%$16.51 +1.7%$17.45
2011$33.43+1.6%$16.25 +1.6%$17.18
2010$32.84+1.8%$15.97 +1.7%$16.87
2009$32.49+1.1%$15.76 +1.4%$16.73
2008$31.52+3.1%$15.35 +2.6%$16.17
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$39.607,730
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$39.607,730
Norwich-New London$36.682,140
Wages in other areas
Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6285
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
Product funded by a grant awarded by USDOL's Employment and Training Administration. (more)
Go to the State of Connecticut website