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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment15,460
Mean wage$38.60
Entry wage$24.99
10th percentile wage$23.05
50th percentile wage$35.85
90th percentile wage$57.94
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services4,62029.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises1,4909.6%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities1,2408%
Public Administration1,1807.6%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,0606.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities1,24045.56
Health and Personal Care Stores43.93
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries6040.21
Publishing Industries (except Internet)7039.43
Accountants and Auditors (13-2011)
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (13-2081).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.85 $35.53  $0.32
2015$34.61+3.6%$34.30 +3.6%$0.31
2014$33.79+2.4%$33.49 +2.4%$0.30
2013$32.97+2.5%$32.68 +2.5%$0.29
2012$32.44+1.7%$32.15 +1.7%$0.29
2011$31.93+1.6%$31.64 +1.6%$0.29
2010$31.25+2.2%$30.97 +2.2%$0.28
2009$31.03+.7%$30.75 +.7%$0.28
2008$30.07+3.2%$29.80 +3.2%$0.27
2007$29.08+3.4%$28.82 +3.4%$0.26
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.85 $21.45  $14.40
2015$34.61+3.6%$20.85 +2.9%$13.76
2014$33.79+2.4%$20.40 +2.2%$13.39
2013$32.97+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$12.98
2012$32.44+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$12.79
2011$31.93+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$12.59
2010$31.25+2.2%$19.02 +1.7%$12.24
2009$31.03+.7%$18.76 +1.4%$12.27
2008$30.07+3.2%$18.28 +2.6%$11.79
2007$29.08+3.4%$17.69 +3.3%$11.39
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 $35.85 15,460
Highest Employment
Connecticut $35.85 15,460

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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