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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment18,650
Mean wage$21.61
Entry wage$14.58
10th percentile wage$12.77
50th percentile wage$21.35
90th percentile wage$30.55
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services2,76014.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises9104.9%
Administrative and Support Services8504.6%
Specialty Trade Contractors8504.5%
Educational Services8104.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing33.23
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)2030.44
Printing and Related Support Activities11025.97
Educational Services81025.08
Public Administration80025.03
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.35 $19.31  $2.04
2015$20.58+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%$1.97
2014$20.17+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%$1.93
2013$19.77+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%$1.89
2012$19.44+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%$1.86
2011$19.08+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%$1.82
2010$18.78+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%$1.79
2009$18.43+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%$1.76
2008$17.92+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%$1.71
2007$17.35+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%$1.66
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.35 $21.45  -$0.09
2015$20.58+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.27
2014$20.17+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.22
2013$19.77+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.22
2012$19.44+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.21
2011$19.08+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.25
2010$18.78+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$0.23
2009$18.43+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.33
2008$17.92+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.35
2007$17.35+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.34
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 $21.35 18,650
Highest Employment
Connecticut $21.35 18,650

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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