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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
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Estimated employment10,290
Mean wage$21.82
Entry wage$14.33
10th percentile wage$12.85
50th percentile wage$21.26
90th percentile wage$31.82
 Top Employing Industries
Real Estate2,38023.1%
Educational Services1,14011.1%
Public Administration1,11010.8%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities9008.8%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries4003.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers35.01
Chemical Manufacturing28.47
Postal Service9028.20
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Exclude "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043).
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.26 $23.37  -$2.11
2015$20.73+2.5%$22.79 +2.5%-$2.05
2014$20.31+2.1%$22.32 +2.1%-$2.01
2013$19.88+2.1%$21.85 +2.1%-$1.97
2012$19.59+1.5%$21.53 +1.5%-$1.94
2011$19.16+2.2%$21.07 +2.2%-$1.90
2010$18.94+1.2%$20.82 +1.2%-$1.88
2009$18.62+1.7%$20.47 +1.7%-$1.84
2008$18.07+3.0%$19.87 +3.0%-$1.79
2007$17.55+3.0%$19.29 +3.0%-$1.74
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.26 $21.45  -$0.19
2015$20.73+2.5%$20.85 +2.9%-$0.11
2014$20.31+2.1%$20.40 +2.2%-$0.09
2013$19.88+2.1%$19.99 +2.1%-$0.11
2012$19.59+1.5%$19.65 +1.7%-$0.05
2011$19.16+2.2%$19.34 +1.6%-$0.17
2010$18.94+1.2%$19.02 +1.7%-$0.07
2009$18.62+1.7%$18.76 +1.4%-$0.13
2008$18.07+3.0%$18.28 +2.6%-$0.20
2007$17.55+3.0%$17.69 +3.3%-$0.14
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 $21.26 10,290
Highest Employment
Connecticut $21.26 10,290

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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