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State of Connecticut (1Q 2016)
All Industry
Estimated employment9,450
Mean wage$15.90
Entry wage$10.62
10th percentile wage$9.90
50th percentile wage$14.54
90th percentile wage$24.07
 Top Employing Industries
Miscellaneous Manufacturing1,94020.5%
Administrative and Support Services1,30013.7%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing1,28013.6%
Machinery Manufacturing1,05011.1%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing8408.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Chemical Manufacturing7023.41
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing66018.83
Primary Metal Manufacturing4017.18
Machinery Manufacturing1,05016.62
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods21016.41
Team Assemblers (51-2092)
Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Team leaders who work as part of the team should be included. Exclude assemblers (51-2011 through 51-2099) who continuously perform the same task.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$14.54 $18.67  -$4.13
2015$14.08+3.3%$18.08 +3.3%-$3.99
2014$13.76+2.3%$17.67 +2.3%-$3.90
2013$13.50+1.9%$17.33 +1.9%-$3.83
2012$13.28+1.7%$17.05 +1.7%-$3.77
2011$13.06+1.6%$16.77 +1.6%-$3.71
2010$12.92+1.1%$16.59 +1.1%-$3.66
2009$12.70+1.8%$16.30 +1.8%-$3.60
2008$12.36+2.7%$15.88 +2.7%-$3.51
2007$12.08+2.3%$15.51 +2.3%-$3.43
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$14.54 $21.45  -$6.91
2015$14.08+3.3%$20.85 +2.9%-$6.77
2014$13.76+2.3%$20.40 +2.2%-$6.64
2013$13.50+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%-$6.49
2012$13.28+1.7%$19.65 +1.7%-$6.37
2011$13.06+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%-$6.27
2010$12.92+1.1%$19.02 +1.7%-$6.09
2009$12.70+1.8%$18.76 +1.4%-$6.06
2008$12.36+2.7%$18.28 +2.6%-$5.91
2007$12.08+2.3%$17.69 +3.3%-$5.61
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 $14.54 9,450
Highest Employment
Connecticut $14.54 9,450

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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