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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment13,700
Mean wage$71.03
Entry wage$40.04
10th percentile wage$36.12
50th percentile wage$61.99
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Securities, Commodity Contracts, Other Financial Investments and Related Activities1,85013.5%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities1,80013.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,78013%
Management of Companies and Enterprises1,65012%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,3009.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles10$91.20
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities1,850$80.03
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,780$74.81
Management of Companies and Enterprises1,650$72.02
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries$71.23
Financial Managers (11-3031)
Plan, direct, and coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$61.99 $55.95  $6.04
2015$59.84+3.6%$54.01 +3.6%$5.83
2014$58.43+2.4%$52.74 +2.4%$5.69
2013$57.02+2.5%$51.46 +2.5%$5.56
2012$56.09+1.7%$50.62 +1.7%$5.46
2011$55.21+1.6%$49.83 +1.6%$5.38
2010$54.04+2.2%$48.77 +2.2%$5.27
2009$53.65+.7%$48.42 +.7%$5.23
2008$51.99+3.2%$46.93 +3.2%$5.07
2007$50.28+3.4%$45.39 +3.4%$4.90
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$61.99 $21.45  $40.54
2015$59.84+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$38.99
2014$58.43+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$38.03
2013$57.02+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$37.02
2012$56.09+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$36.44
2011$55.21+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$35.87
2010$54.04+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$35.02
2009$53.65+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$34.89
2008$51.99+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$33.71
2007$50.28+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$32.59
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 $61.99 13,700
Highest Employment
Connecticut $61.99 13,700

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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