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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment14,210
Mean wage$75.14
Entry wage$40.98
10th percentile wage$37.56
50th percentile wage$63.72
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities2,19015.4%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities2,10014.8%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,76012.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises1,50010.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities2,19091.64
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities1,76074.74
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries2072.87
Broadcasting (except Internet)5072.40
Financial Managers (11-3031)
Plan, direct, and coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other Financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$63.72 $57.32  $6.40
2016$61.91+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%$6.22
2015$60.19+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%$6.05
2014$58.77+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%$5.90
2013$57.34+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%$5.76
2012$56.41+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%$5.67
2011$55.53+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%$5.58
2010$54.35+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%$5.46
2009$53.96+.7%$48.54 +.7%$5.42
2008$52.29+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%$5.25
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$63.72 $22.06  $41.66
2016$61.91+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$40.55
2015$60.19+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$39.28
2014$58.77+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$38.30
2013$57.34+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$37.29
2012$56.41+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$36.71
2011$55.53+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$36.13
2010$54.35+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$35.28
2009$53.96+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$35.15
2008$52.29+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$33.96

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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