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Estimated employment111,170
Mean wage60.58
Entry wage31.37
10th percentile wage26.77
50th percentile wage53.32
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services22,45020.2%
Financial Activities20,98018.9%
Education and Health Services20,92018.8%
Manufacturing15,72014.1%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities13,65012.3%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Professional and Business Services22,45070.56
Financial Activities20,98066.92
Manufacturing15,72063.28
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities13,65062.66
Construction4,02060.17
Management Occupations (11-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$60.58 $60.58  $0.00
2013$60.38+.3%$60.38 +.3%$0.00
2012$58.92+2.5%$58.92 +2.5%$0.00
2011$57.96+1.7%$57.96 +1.7%$0.00
2010$57.06+1.6%$57.06 +1.6%$0.00
2009$55.85+2.2%$55.85 +2.2%$0.00
2008$55.44+.7%$55.44 +.7%$0.00
2007$53.73+3.2%$53.73 +3.2%$0.00
2006$51.96+3.4%$51.96 +3.4%$0.00
2005$50.40+3.1%$50.40 +3.1%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$60.58 $26.43  $34.16
2013$60.38+.3%$26.36 +.3%$34.02
2012$58.92+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$33.09
2011$57.96+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$32.58
2010$57.06+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$32.07
2009$55.85+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$31.28
2008$55.44+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$31.21
2007$53.73+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$30.12
2006$51.96+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$29.11
2005$50.40+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$28.25

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 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
State of Connecticut, Department of Labor - Office of Research
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