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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment7,160
Mean wage$27.50
Entry wage$18.23
10th percentile wage$16.21
50th percentile wage$26.69
90th percentile wage$39.74
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,60022.4%
Educational Services1,13015.8%
Administrative and Support Services75010.4%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities6909.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises3605%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities69033.21
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services7031.37
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities16029.39
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing3029.08
Computer User Support Specialists (15-1151)
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, in
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.69 $41.30  -$14.61
2015$26.01+2.6%$40.25 +2.6%-$14.23
2014$25.52+1.9%$39.50 +1.9%-$13.97
2013$25.04+1.9%$38.74 +1.9%-$13.70
2012$24.55+2.0%$37.99 +2.0%-$13.43
2011$24.17+1.6%$37.40 +1.6%-$13.23
2010$23.75+1.8%$36.74 +1.8%-$12.99
2009$23.49+1.1%$36.35 +1.1%-$12.85
2008$22.79+3.1%$35.27 +3.1%-$12.47
2007$22.03+3.5%$34.09 +3.5%-$12.05
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.69 $21.45  $5.24
2015$26.01+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$5.16
2014$25.52+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$5.12
2013$25.04+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$5.05
2012$24.55+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$4.90
2011$24.17+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$4.83
2010$23.75+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$4.73
2009$23.49+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$4.73
2008$22.79+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$4.51
2007$22.03+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$4.33
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 $26.69 7,160
Highest Employment
Connecticut $26.69 7,160

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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