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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment29,400
Mean wage$15.38
Entry wage$10.07
10th percentile wage$9.51
50th percentile wage$13.66
90th percentile wage$24.44
 Top Employing Industries
Administrative and Support Services13,87047.2%
Educational Services6,01020.4%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries1,1804%
Public Administration1,1603.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Postal Service24026.83
Warehousing and Storage10024.08
Educational Services6,01020.91
Chemical Manufacturing4018.65
Management of Companies and Enterprises4018.26
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011)
Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.66 $14.11  -$0.44
2015$13.30+2.7%$13.73 +2.7%-$0.43
2014$13.03+2.0%$13.46 +2.0%-$0.42
2013$12.87+1.3%$13.29 +1.3%-$0.42
2012$12.68+1.5%$13.10 +1.5%-$0.41
2011$12.50+1.4%$12.92 +1.4%-$0.41
2010$12.37+1.1%$12.78 +1.1%-$0.40
2009$12.13+2.0%$12.53 +2.0%-$0.39
2008$11.80+2.8%$12.19 +2.8%-$0.38
2007$11.34+4.1%$11.71 +4.1%-$0.37
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.66 $21.45  -$7.79
2015$13.30+2.7%$20.85 +2.9%-$7.55
2014$13.03+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$7.37
2013$12.87+1.3%$19.99 +2.1%-$7.12
2012$12.68+1.5%$19.65 +1.7%-$6.97
2011$12.50+1.4%$19.34 +1.6%-$6.83
2010$12.37+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%-$6.64
2009$12.13+2.0%$18.76 +1.4%-$6.62
2008$11.80+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$6.47
2007$11.34+4.1%$17.69 +3.3%-$6.35
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 $13.66 29,400
Highest Employment
Connecticut $13.66 29,400

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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