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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment6,990
Mean wage$72.29
Entry wage$38.78
10th percentile wage$34.67
50th percentile wage$64.60
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers92013.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities79011.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises74010.6%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services5307.6%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods4606.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities29088.51
Specialty Trade Contractors1079.51
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities79079.14
Primary Metal Manufacturing2078.17
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers8077.78
Sales Managers (11-2022)
Direct the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$64.60 $55.95  $8.65
2015$62.36+3.6%$54.01 +3.6%$8.35
2014$60.89+2.4%$52.74 +2.4%$8.15
2013$59.42+2.5%$51.46 +2.5%$7.96
2012$58.45+1.7%$50.62 +1.7%$7.83
2011$57.54+1.6%$49.83 +1.6%$7.70
2010$56.32+2.2%$48.77 +2.2%$7.54
2009$55.91+.7%$48.42 +.7%$7.49
2008$54.18+3.2%$46.93 +3.2%$7.25
2007$52.40+3.4%$45.39 +3.4%$7.02
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$64.60 $21.45  $43.15
2015$62.36+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$41.51
2014$60.89+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$40.49
2013$59.42+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$39.42
2012$58.45+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$38.80
2011$57.54+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$38.19
2010$56.32+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$37.30
2009$55.91+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$37.15
2008$54.18+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$35.90
2007$52.40+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$34.71
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.
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Connecticut $64.60 6,990
Highest Employment
Connecticut $64.60 6,990

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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