CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment200
Mean wage$12.73
Entry wage$10.87
10th percentile wage$10.11
50th percentile wage$11.59
90th percentile wage$17.91
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services7036.4%
Other Services6031.9%
Leisure and Hospitality
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services7015.79
Leisure and Hospitality11.17
Other Services6011.09
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers (51-6011)
Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, fine linens, rugs, and carpets. Include spotters and dyers of these articles.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$11.59 $21.48  -$9.89
2016$11.18+3.7%$20.72 +3.7%-$9.53
2015$10.91+2.4%$20.22 +2.4%-$9.31
2014$10.66+2.3%$19.76 +2.3%-$9.10
2013$10.46+1.9%$19.39 +1.9%-$8.92
2012$10.29+1.7%$19.07 +1.7%-$8.77
2011$10.12+1.6%$18.76 +1.6%-$8.63
2010$10.01+1.1%$18.56 +1.1%-$8.54
2009$9.84+1.8%$18.24 +1.8%-$8.39
2008$9.58+2.7%$17.76 +2.7%-$8.17
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$11.59 $21.67  -$10.08
2016$11.18+3.7%$20.98 +3.3%-$9.79
2015$10.91+2.4%$20.54 +2.1%-$9.62
2014$10.66+2.3%$20.10 +2.2%-$9.43
2013$10.46+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%-$9.23
2012$10.29+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%-$9.06
2011$10.12+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%-$8.92
2010$10.01+1.1%$18.73 +1.7%-$8.71
2009$9.84+1.8%$18.48 +1.4%-$8.63
2008$9.58+2.7%$18.00 +2.6%-$8.42
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
North Central$11.90670
South Central$11.70500
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$11.90670
South Central$11.70500
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