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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,220
Mean wage$35.12
Entry wage$20.63
10th percentile wage$19.19
50th percentile wage$30.90
90th percentile wage$55.99
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services1,90026.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises6809.4%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities6408.8%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities5507.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities55041.40
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities64040.98
Management of Companies and Enterprises68036.39
Public Administration9035.87
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30.90 $35.84  -$4.94
2016$30.02+2.9%$34.82 +2.9%-$4.79
2015$29.19+2.9%$33.85 +2.9%-$4.66
2014$28.50+2.4%$33.05 +2.4%-$4.55
2013$27.81+2.5%$32.25 +2.5%-$4.44
2012$27.36+1.7%$31.73 +1.7%-$4.37
2011$26.93+1.6%$31.23 +1.6%-$4.30
2010$26.36+2.2%$30.57 +2.2%-$4.21
2009$26.17+.7%$30.35 +.7%-$4.18
2008$25.36+3.2%$29.41 +3.2%-$4.05
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30.90 $22.06  $8.84
2016$30.02+2.9%$21.36 +3.3%$8.66
2015$29.19+2.9%$20.91 +2.1%$8.28
2014$28.50+2.4%$20.46 +2.2%$8.04
2013$27.81+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$7.76
2012$27.36+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$7.65
2011$26.93+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$7.53
2010$26.36+2.2%$19.07 +1.7%$7.29
2009$26.17+.7%$18.81 +1.4%$7.36
2008$25.36+3.2%$18.33 +2.6%$7.03

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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