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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment3,860
Mean wage$23.44
Entry wage$11.76
10th percentile wage$10.47
50th percentile wage$21.21
90th percentile wage$40.30
 Top Employing Industries
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries2,86074.2%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations50012.8%
Educational Services2306.1%
Social Assistance1102.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services23025.72
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries2,86021.40
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations50020.31
Ambulatory Health Care Services18.85
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors (39-9031)
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities and the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Exclude "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.21 $12.20  $9.01
2015$20.65+2.7%$11.88 +2.7%$8.77
2014$20.24+2.0%$11.64 +2.0%$8.60
2013$19.98+1.3%$11.49 +1.3%$8.49
2012$19.69+1.5%$11.32 +1.5%$8.36
2011$19.41+1.4%$11.17 +1.4%$8.25
2010$19.21+1.1%$11.05 +1.1%$8.16
2009$18.83+2.0%$10.83 +2.0%$8.00
2008$18.32+2.8%$10.54 +2.8%$7.78
2007$17.60+4.1%$10.12 +4.1%$7.48
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.21 $21.45  -$0.23
2015$20.65+2.7%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.20
2014$20.24+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.16
2013$19.98+1.3%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.01
2012$19.69+1.5%$19.65 +1.7%$0.04
2011$19.41+1.4%$19.34 +1.6%$0.07
2010$19.21+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%$0.19
2009$18.83+2.0%$18.76 +1.4%$0.07
2008$18.32+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%$0.04
2007$17.60+4.1%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.09
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 $21.21 3,860
Highest Employment
Connecticut $21.21 3,860

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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