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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment3,190
Mean wage$35.66
Entry wage$21.81
10th percentile wage$19.75
50th percentile wage$32.40
90th percentile wage$58.32
 Top Employing Industries
Social Assistance1,28040%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities72022.6%
Public Administration37011.6%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations32010%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration37040.74
Educational Services8036.11
Ambulatory Health Care Services11035.16
Social and Community Service Managers (11-9151)
Plan, organize, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$32.40 $57.32  -$24.92
2016$31.48+2.9%$55.69 +2.9%-$24.21
2015$30.60+2.9%$54.14 +2.9%-$23.53
2014$29.88+2.4%$52.86 +2.4%-$22.98
2013$29.16+2.5%$51.58 +2.5%-$22.42
2012$28.68+1.7%$50.75 +1.7%-$22.06
2011$28.23+1.6%$49.95 +1.6%-$21.71
2010$27.64+2.2%$48.89 +2.2%-$21.25
2009$27.44+.7%$48.54 +.7%-$21.10
2008$26.59+3.2%$47.04 +3.2%-$20.45
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$32.40 $22.06  $10.34
2016$31.48+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$10.12
2015$30.60+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$9.70
2014$29.88+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$9.42
2013$29.16+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$9.11
2012$28.68+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$8.98
2011$28.23+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$8.84
2010$27.64+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$8.57
2009$27.44+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$8.63
2008$26.59+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$8.26

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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