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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,200
Mean wage$47.83
Entry wage$30.85
10th percentile wage$28.42
50th percentile wage$44.19
90th percentile wage$68.96
 Top Employing Industries
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities49040.6%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19015.4%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities1209.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises605.1%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities403.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19048.85
Public Administration4044.88
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities12044.50
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities49043.54
Management of Companies and Enterprises6043.00
Operations Research Analysts (15-2031)
Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods using a computer to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May develop related software, service, or products. Frequently concentrates on collecting and analyzing data and developing decision support software. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$44.19 $41.30  $2.89
2015$43.07+2.6%$40.25 +2.6%$2.82
2014$42.26+1.9%$39.50 +1.9%$2.76
2013$41.45+1.9%$38.74 +1.9%$2.71
2012$40.65+2.0%$37.99 +2.0%$2.66
2011$40.02+1.6%$37.40 +1.6%$2.62
2010$39.32+1.8%$36.74 +1.8%$2.57
2009$38.89+1.1%$36.35 +1.1%$2.54
2008$37.74+3.1%$35.27 +3.1%$2.47
2007$36.47+3.5%$34.09 +3.5%$2.39
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$44.19 $21.45  $22.74
2015$43.07+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$22.22
2014$42.26+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$21.86
2013$41.45+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$21.46
2012$40.65+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$21.00
2011$40.02+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$20.68
2010$39.32+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$20.30
2009$38.89+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$20.14
2008$37.74+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$19.46
2007$36.47+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$18.78
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 $44.19 1,200
Highest Employment
Connecticut $44.19 1,200

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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