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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,040
Mean wage$31.08
Entry wage$22.52
10th percentile wage$19.73
50th percentile wage$30.82
90th percentile wage$42.15
 Top Employing Industries
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing54052%
Machinery Manufacturing11010.7%
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing908.3%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing504.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing54034.25
Primary Metal Manufacturing2030.06
Miscellaneous Manufacturing2029.63
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing4028.94
Industrial Engineering Technicians (17-3026)
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May study and record time, motion, method, and speed involved in performance of production, Maintenance, clerical, and other worker operations for such purposes as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$30.82 $39.93  -$9.11
2016$30.10+2.4%$39.00 +2.4%-$8.89
2015$29.52+2%$38.25 +2%-$8.72
2014$28.97+1.9%$37.53 +1.9%-$8.56
2013$28.42+1.9%$36.82 +1.9%-$8.39
2012$27.86+2%$36.10 +2%-$8.23
2011$27.43+1.6%$35.54 +1.6%-$8.10
2010$26.95+1.8%$34.92 +1.8%-$7.96
2009$26.66+1.1%$34.54 +1.1%-$7.88
2008$25.87+3.1%$33.51 +3.1%-$7.64
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$30.82 $22.06  $8.76
2016$30.10+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$8.74
2015$29.52+2%$20.91 +2.1%$8.61
2014$28.97+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$8.51
2013$28.42+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$8.37
2012$27.86+2%$19.70 +1.7%$8.16
2011$27.43+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$8.04
2010$26.95+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$7.88
2009$26.66+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$7.85
2008$25.87+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$7.54

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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