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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment980
Mean wage$59.07
Entry wage$35.86
10th percentile wage$31.68
50th percentile wage$52.49
90th percentile wage$92.98
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services22022.2%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations13013.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises10010.2%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1009.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3076.39
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities2073.44
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities10070.22
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers (11-2031)
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds f
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$52.49 $57.32  -$4.82
2016$50.99+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%-$4.69
2015$49.58+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%-$4.56
2014$48.41+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%-$4.45
2013$47.24+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%-$4.34
2012$46.47+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%-$4.27
2011$45.74+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%-$4.20
2010$44.77+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%-$4.11
2009$44.45+.7%$48.54 +.7%-$4.09
2008$43.07+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%-$3.96
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$52.49 $22.06  $30.43
2016$50.99+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$29.64
2015$49.58+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$28.67
2014$48.41+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$27.95
2013$47.24+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$27.19
2012$46.47+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$26.76
2011$45.74+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$26.35
2010$44.77+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$25.70
2009$44.45+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$25.64
2008$43.07+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$24.75

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

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.
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