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Estimated employment40
Mean wage$12.69
Entry wage$9.81
10th percentile wage$9.80
50th percentile wage$11.00
90th percentile wage$18.84
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$11.00 $16.25  -$5.25
2016$10.61+3.7%$15.67 +3.7%-$5.06
2015$10.36+2.4%$15.30 +2.4%-$4.94
2014$10.12+2.3%$14.95 +2.3%-$4.83
2013$9.93+1.9%$14.67 +1.9%-$4.73
2012$9.77+1.7%$14.43 +1.7%-$4.66
2011$9.61+1.6%$14.19 +1.6%-$4.58
2010$9.50+1.1%$14.04 +1.1%-$4.53
2009$9.34+1.8%$13.80 +1.8%-$4.45
2008$9.10+2.7%$13.44 +2.7%-$4.34
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$11.00 $18.48  -$7.48
2016$10.61+3.7%$17.89 +3.3%-$7.28
2015$10.36+2.4%$17.51 +2.1%-$7.15
2014$10.12+2.3%$17.14 +2.2%-$7.01
2013$9.93+1.9%$16.79 +2.1%-$6.86
2012$9.77+1.7%$16.51 +1.7%-$6.74
2011$9.61+1.6%$16.25 +1.6%-$6.63
2010$9.50+1.1%$15.97 +1.7%-$6.46
2009$9.34+1.8%$15.76 +1.4%-$6.41
2008$9.10+2.7%$15.35 +2.6%-$6.25
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
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$16.32320
Norwich-New London$16.2640
Wages in other areas
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