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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment6,970
Mean wage$33.15
Entry wage$19.87
10th percentile wage$17.87
50th percentile wage$30.32
90th percentile wage$51.73
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,90027.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises6208.9%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities5808.3%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities4406.2%
Administrative and Support Services4206%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities44037.90
Management of Companies and Enterprises62037.83
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities58037.61
Public Administration10035.52
Machinery Manufacturing4033.25
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists (13-1161)
Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing a
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30.32 $35.53  -$5.21
2015$29.27+3.6%$34.30 +3.6%-$5.02
2014$28.58+2.4%$33.49 +2.4%-$4.91
2013$27.89+2.5%$32.68 +2.5%-$4.79
2012$27.43+1.7%$32.15 +1.7%-$4.71
2011$27.00+1.6%$31.64 +1.6%-$4.64
2010$26.43+2.2%$30.97 +2.2%-$4.54
2009$26.24+.7%$30.75 +.7%-$4.50
2008$25.43+3.2%$29.80 +3.2%-$4.36
2007$24.59+3.4%$28.82 +3.4%-$4.22
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30.32 $21.45  $8.87
2015$29.27+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$8.42
2014$28.58+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$8.17
2013$27.89+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$7.89
2012$27.43+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$7.78
2011$27.00+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$7.66
2010$26.43+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$7.42
2009$26.24+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$7.48
2008$25.43+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$7.15
2007$24.59+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$6.90
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.
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Best Pay
Connecticut $30.32 6,970
Highest Employment
Connecticut $30.32 6,970

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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