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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,640
Mean wage$56.50
Entry wage$29.60
10th percentile wage$26.87
50th percentile wage$43.78
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services74045.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises47028.5%
Ambulatory Health Care Services1509.1%
Educational Services905.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises47052.19
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services74046.76
Educational Services9038.14
Medical Scientists, Ex. Epidemiologists (19-1042)
Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation or other research, production, technical writing, or related activities. Include medical scientists such as physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists. Exclude practitioners who provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$43.78 $35.99  $7.79
2016$42.76+2.4%$35.15 +2.4%$7.61
2015$41.94+2%$34.47 +2%$7.46
2014$41.15+1.9%$33.83 +1.9%$7.32
2013$40.37+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%$7.18
2012$39.58+2%$32.54 +2%$7.04
2011$38.96+1.6%$32.03 +1.6%$6.93
2010$38.28+1.8%$31.47 +1.8%$6.81
2009$37.87+1.1%$31.13 +1.1%$6.74
2008$36.75+3.1%$30.21 +3.1%$6.54
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$43.78 $22.06  $21.72
2016$42.76+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$21.40
2015$41.94+2%$20.91 +2.1%$21.03
2014$41.15+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$20.69
2013$40.37+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$20.32
2012$39.58+2%$19.70 +1.7%$19.88
2011$38.96+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$19.57
2010$38.28+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$19.21
2009$37.87+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$19.06
2008$36.75+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$18.42

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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