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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment5,250
Mean wage$64.08
Entry wage$23.71
10th percentile wage$19.36
50th percentile wage$49.61
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,44065.5%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities1,38026.2%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3707%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3,44064.93
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities37045.86
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities1,38029.17
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents (41-3031)
Buy and sell securities in investment and trading firms, or call upon businesses and individuals to sell financial services. Provide financial services, such as loan, tax, and securities counseling. May advise securities customers about such things as stocks, bonds, and market conditions.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.61 $13.96  $35.65
2015$48.95+1.3%$13.78 +1.3%$35.18
2014$47.56+2.9%$13.38 +2.9%$34.18
2013$46.41+2.5%$13.06 +2.5%$33.35
2012$45.47+2.1%$12.79 +2.1%$32.67
2011$44.57+2.0%$12.54 +2.0%$32.03
2010$43.54+2.4%$12.25 +2.4%$31.29
2009$43.34+.5%$12.19 +.5%$31.14
2008$43.26+.2%$12.17 +.2%$31.08
2007$42.07+2.8%$11.84 +2.8%$30.23
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.61 $21.45  $28.16
2015$48.95+1.3%$20.85 +2.9%$28.10
2014$47.56+2.9%$20.40 +2.2%$27.16
2013$46.41+2.5%$19.99 +2.1%$26.42
2012$45.47+2.1%$19.65 +1.7%$25.82
2011$44.57+2.0%$19.34 +1.6%$25.23
2010$43.54+2.4%$19.02 +1.7%$24.53
2009$43.34+.5%$18.76 +1.4%$24.58
2008$43.26+.2%$18.28 +2.6%$24.98
2007$42.07+2.8%$17.69 +3.3%$24.37
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 $49.61 5,250
Highest Employment
Connecticut $49.61 5,250

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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