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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment5,610
Mean wage$31.89
Entry wage$19.58
10th percentile wage$16.98
50th percentile wage$33.15
90th percentile wage$44.63
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration2,40042.8%
Social Assistance1,39024.8%
Educational Services88015.7%
Ambulatory Health Care Services3406.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services88039.35
Public Administration2,40038.42
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities19025.33
Management of Companies and Enterprises11024.56
Child, Family, and School Social Workers (21-1021)
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist single parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers on how to deal with problem children.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.15 $24.32  $8.83
2015$32.31+2.6%$23.70 +2.6%$8.61
2014$31.70+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%$8.44
2013$31.10+1.9%$22.81 +1.9%$8.28
2012$30.49+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%$8.12
2011$30.02+1.6%$22.02 +1.6%$8.00
2010$29.49+1.8%$21.64 +1.8%$7.86
2009$29.18+1.1%$21.41 +1.1%$7.77
2008$28.31+3.1%$20.77 +3.1%$7.54
2007$27.36+3.5%$20.07 +3.5%$7.29
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.15 $21.45  $11.70
2015$32.31+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$11.46
2014$31.70+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$11.30
2013$31.10+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$11.11
2012$30.49+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$10.84
2011$30.02+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$10.68
2010$29.49+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$10.48
2009$29.18+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$10.42
2008$28.31+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$10.03
2007$27.36+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$9.67
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 $33.15 5,610
Highest Employment
Connecticut $33.15 5,610

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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