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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment13,580
Mean wage$16.41
Entry wage$11.35
10th percentile wage$10.09
50th percentile wage$14.96
90th percentile wage$23.74
 Top Employing Industries
Administrative and Support Services8,69063.9%
Public Administration1,47010.8%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries1,2709.3%
Specialty Trade Contractors3702.7%
Educational Services3202.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services32022.72
Construction of Buildings2019.93
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.50
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries17.16
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Exclude "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$14.96 $14.11  $0.85
2015$14.56+2.7%$13.73 +2.7%$0.83
2014$14.27+2.0%$13.46 +2.0%$0.81
2013$14.09+1.3%$13.29 +1.3%$0.80
2012$13.89+1.5%$13.10 +1.5%$0.79
2011$13.69+1.4%$12.92 +1.4%$0.78
2010$13.55+1.1%$12.78 +1.1%$0.77
2009$13.28+2.0%$12.53 +2.0%$0.75
2008$12.92+2.8%$12.19 +2.8%$0.73
2007$12.41+4.1%$11.71 +4.1%$0.71
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$14.96 $21.45  -$6.49
2015$14.56+2.7%$20.85 +2.9%-$6.28
2014$14.27+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$6.13
2013$14.09+1.3%$19.99 +2.1%-$5.90
2012$13.89+1.5%$19.65 +1.7%-$5.76
2011$13.69+1.4%$19.34 +1.6%-$5.64
2010$13.55+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%-$5.46
2009$13.28+2.0%$18.76 +1.4%-$5.47
2008$12.92+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$5.35
2007$12.41+4.1%$17.69 +3.3%-$5.28
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 $14.96 13,580
Highest Employment
Connecticut $14.96 13,580

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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