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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment4,590
Mean wage$23.79
Entry wage$18.13
10th percentile wage$16.71
50th percentile wage$22.85
90th percentile wage$33.39
 Top Employing Industries
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3,92085.4%
Administrative and Support Services4008.7%
Ambulatory Health Care Services902%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3,92023.16
Administrative and Support Services40021.22
Ambulatory Health Care Services9021.16
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks (43-9041)
Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives. Exclude "Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators" (13-1031).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.85 $19.31  $3.54
2015$22.02+3.8%$18.61 +3.8%$3.41
2014$21.59+2.0%$18.25 +2.0%$3.35
2013$21.16+2.0%$17.88 +2.0%$3.28
2012$20.80+1.7%$17.58 +1.7%$3.22
2011$20.42+1.8%$17.26 +1.8%$3.16
2010$20.10+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%$3.11
2009$19.72+1.9%$16.67 +1.9%$3.06
2008$19.18+2.8%$16.21 +2.8%$2.97
2007$18.57+3.3%$15.69 +3.3%$2.88
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.85 $21.45  $1.40
2015$22.02+3.8%$20.85 +2.9%$1.17
2014$21.59+2.0%$20.40 +2.2%$1.19
2013$21.16+2.0%$19.99 +2.1%$1.17
2012$20.80+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%$1.15
2011$20.42+1.8%$19.34 +1.6%$1.08
2010$20.10+1.6%$19.02 +1.7%$1.08
2009$19.72+1.9%$18.76 +1.4%$0.96
2008$19.18+2.8%$18.28 +2.6%$0.90
2007$18.57+3.3%$17.69 +3.3%$0.88
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 $22.85 4,590
Highest Employment
Connecticut $22.85 4,590

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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