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Estimated employment32,630
Mean wage24.76
Entry wage14.42
10th percentile wage13.03
50th percentile wage23.26
90th percentile wage39.28
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services22,45068.8%
Public Adminsitration7,84024.0%
Other Services1,0803.3%
Professional and Business Services9302.9%
Financial Activities2900.9%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration7,84031.59
Financial Activities29028.67
Professional and Business Services93023.44
Education and Health Services22,45022.54
Other Services1,08021.20
Community and Social Services Occupations (21-0000)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$24.76 $24.76  $0.00
2013$24.67+.3%$24.67 +.3%$0.00
2012$24.20+1.9%$24.20 +1.9%$0.00
2011$23.73+2.0%$23.73 +2.0%$0.00
2010$23.36+1.6%$23.36 +1.6%$0.00
2009$22.95+1.8%$22.95 +1.8%$0.00
2008$22.71+1.1%$22.71 +1.1%$0.00
2007$22.03+3.1%$22.03 +3.1%$0.00
2006$21.30+3.5%$21.30 +3.5%$0.00
2005$20.48+4.0%$20.48 +4.0%$0.00
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$24.76 $26.43  -$1.66
2013$24.67+.3%$26.36 +.3%-$1.68
2012$24.20+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%-$1.62
2011$23.73+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%-$1.65
2010$23.36+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%-$1.62
2009$22.95+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%-$1.61
2008$22.71+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%-$1.52
2007$22.03+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%-$1.57
2006$21.30+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%-$1.56
2005$20.48+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$1.67

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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