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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment280
Mean wage$25.56
Entry wage$17.66
10th percentile wage$15.00
50th percentile wage$24.99
90th percentile wage$37.16
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19068.6%
Public Administration5016.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration5032.42
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19022.82
Surveying and Mapping Technicians (17-3031)
Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of a surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of topographical maps. Exclude "Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Ex. Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.99 $39.93  -$14.94
2016$24.41+2.4%$39.00 +2.4%-$14.59
2015$23.94+2%$38.25 +2%-$14.31
2014$23.49+1.9%$37.53 +1.9%-$14.04
2013$23.04+1.9%$36.82 +1.9%-$13.77
2012$22.59+2%$36.10 +2%-$13.50
2011$22.24+1.6%$35.54 +1.6%-$13.29
2010$21.85+1.8%$34.92 +1.8%-$13.06
2009$21.62+1.1%$34.54 +1.1%-$12.92
2008$20.97+3.1%$33.51 +3.1%-$12.53
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.99 $22.06  $2.93
2016$24.41+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$3.05
2015$23.94+2%$20.91 +2.1%$3.03
2014$23.49+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$3.03
2013$23.04+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$2.99
2012$22.59+2%$19.70 +1.7%$2.89
2011$22.24+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$2.85
2010$21.85+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$2.78
2009$21.62+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$2.81
2008$20.97+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$2.65

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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