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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,170
Mean wage$17.06
Entry wage$11.90
10th percentile wage$10.62
50th percentile wage$16.64
90th percentile wage$24.09
 Top Employing Industries
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing79011%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods78010.9%
Warehousing and Storage6408.9%
Nonstore Retailers6308.8%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods4306.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Rental and Leasing Services1025.85
Support Activities for Transportation3024.69
Public Administration3023.65
Couriers and Messengers3022.96
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing3021.10
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)
Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude "Stock Clerks and Order Fillers" (43-5081) and "Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping" (43-5111).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.64 $19.31  -$2.67
2015$16.04+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%-$2.57
2014$15.72+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%-$2.52
2013$15.41+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%-$2.47
2012$15.15+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%-$2.43
2011$14.87+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%-$2.38
2010$14.64+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%-$2.34
2009$14.36+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%-$2.30
2008$13.97+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%-$2.24
2007$13.52+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%-$2.17
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.64 $21.45  -$4.81
2015$16.04+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%-$4.81
2014$15.72+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%-$4.68
2013$15.41+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%-$4.58
2012$15.15+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$4.50
2011$14.87+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%-$4.46
2010$14.64+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%-$4.37
2009$14.36+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%-$4.39
2008$13.97+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%-$4.30
2007$13.52+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$4.17
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 $16.64 7,170
Highest Employment
Connecticut $16.64 7,170

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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