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Estimated employment88,140
Mean wage38.88
Entry wage22.11
10th percentile wage20.00
50th percentile wage34.71
90th percentile wage58.54
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities34,39039.0%
Professional and Business Services21,86024.8%
Manufacturing7,5408.6%
Public Adminsitration7,3308.3%
Education and Health Services5,7606.5%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Natural resouces and mining4063.54
Financial Activities34,39044.30
Professional and Business Services21,86038.19
Public Adminsitration7,33036.89
Construction1,67035.89
Business and Financial Operations Occupations (13-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$38.88 $38.88  $0.00
2013$38.75+.3%$38.75 +.3%$0.00
2012$37.81+2.5%$37.81 +2.5%$0.00
2011$37.20+1.7%$37.20 +1.7%$0.00
2010$36.62+1.6%$36.62 +1.6%$0.00
2009$35.84+2.2%$35.84 +2.2%$0.00
2008$35.58+.7%$35.58 +.7%$0.00
2007$34.48+3.2%$34.48 +3.2%$0.00
2006$33.35+3.4%$33.35 +3.4%$0.00
2005$32.35+3.1%$32.35 +3.1%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$38.88 $26.43  $12.46
2013$38.75+.3%$26.36 +.3%$12.39
2012$37.81+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$11.99
2011$37.20+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$11.81
2010$36.62+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$11.63
2009$35.84+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$11.28
2008$35.58+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$11.35
2007$34.48+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$10.87
2006$33.35+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$10.49
2005$32.35+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$10.20

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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