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Estimated employment40
Mean wageN/A
Entry wageN/A
10th percentile wageN/A
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90th percentile wageN/A
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services2057.7%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services20$97.57
Optometrists (29-1041)
Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$0.00 $67991.30  -$67991.30
2015$0.00NaN$66264.54 +2.6%-$66264.53
2014$0.00NaN$65023.43 +1.9%-$65023.42
2013$0.00NaN$63782.31 +1.9%-$63782.31
2012$0.00NaN$62541.20 +2.0%-$62541.20
2011$0.00NaN$61569.90 +1.6%-$61569.89
2010$0.00NaN$60490.67 +1.8%-$60490.67
2009$0.00NaN$59843.14 +1.1%-$59843.13
2008$0.00NaN$58062.41 +3.1%-$58062.41
2007$0.00NaN$56119.80 +3.5%-$56119.80
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$0.00 $37947.34  -$37947.34
2015$0.00NaN$36885.66 +2.9%-$36885.66
2014$0.00NaN$36096.99 +2.2%-$36096.99
2013$0.00NaN$35368.98 +2.1%-$35368.98
2012$0.00NaN$34762.31 +1.7%-$34762.31
2011$0.00NaN$34216.31 +1.6%-$34216.30
2010$0.00NaN$33639.97 +1.7%-$33639.96
2009$0.00NaN$33184.96 +1.4%-$33184.96
2008$0.00NaN$32335.62 +2.6%-$32335.62
2007$0.00NaN$31304.28 +3.3%-$31304.28
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven $60.54 40
Norwich-NL $39.30 20
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven $60.54 40
Norwich-NL $39.30 20