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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment8,880
Mean wage$47.48
Entry wage$31.41
10th percentile wage$29.92
50th percentile wage$45.64
90th percentile wage$70.40
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services3,35037.7%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,23013.8%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)6407.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises6307.1%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities5706.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities57053.67
Management of Companies and Enterprises63051.93
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing25051.31
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,23050.50
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities10047.76
Software Developers, Applications (15-1132)
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficienc
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$45.64 $41.30  $4.34
2015$44.48+2.6%$40.25 +2.6%$4.23
2014$43.65+1.9%$39.50 +1.9%$4.15
2013$42.81+1.9%$38.74 +1.9%$4.07
2012$41.98+2.0%$37.99 +2.0%$3.99
2011$41.33+1.6%$37.40 +1.6%$3.93
2010$40.61+1.8%$36.74 +1.8%$3.86
2009$40.17+1.1%$36.35 +1.1%$3.82
2008$38.98+3.1%$35.27 +3.1%$3.71
2007$37.67+3.5%$34.09 +3.5%$3.58
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$45.64 $21.45  $24.19
2015$44.48+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$23.63
2014$43.65+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$23.24
2013$42.81+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$22.82
2012$41.98+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$22.33
2011$41.33+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$21.99
2010$40.61+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$21.59
2009$40.17+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$21.41
2008$38.98+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$20.70
2007$37.67+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$19.98
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 $45.64 8,880
Highest Employment
Connecticut $45.64 8,880

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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