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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment850
Mean wage$57.70
Entry wage$36.61
10th percentile wage$33.68
50th percentile wage$49.46
90th percentile wage$88.19
 Top Employing Industries
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities71084.2%
Public Administration101.2%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration1064.41
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities71049.47
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services38.38
Actuaries (15-2011)
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.46 $42.20  $7.26
2016$48.30+2.4%$41.21 +2.4%$7.09
2015$47.38+2%$40.42 +2%$6.95
2014$46.49+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%$6.82
2013$45.60+1.9%$38.91 +1.9%$6.69
2012$44.71+2%$38.15 +2%$6.56
2011$44.02+1.6%$37.56 +1.6%$6.46
2010$43.25+1.8%$36.90 +1.8%$6.35
2009$42.79+1.1%$36.51 +1.1%$6.28
2008$41.51+3.1%$35.42 +3.1%$6.09
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.46 $22.06  $27.40
2016$48.30+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$26.95
2015$47.38+2%$20.91 +2.1%$26.47
2014$46.49+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$26.03
2013$45.60+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$25.55
2012$44.71+2%$19.70 +1.7%$25.01
2011$44.02+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$24.63
2010$43.25+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$24.18
2009$42.79+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$23.98
2008$41.51+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$23.18

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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