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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment200
Mean wage$51.00
Entry wage$36.30
10th percentile wage$33.41
50th percentile wage$48.36
90th percentile wage$78.60
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration10049.6%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services5025.4%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3013.2%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities209.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services5059.54
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities3054.06
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities2050.86
Public Administration10042.92
Economists (19-3011)
Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to aid in solution of economic problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services. May collect and process economic and statistical data using econometric and sampling techniques. Exclude "Market Research Analysts" (19-3021).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$48.36 $35.99  $12.37
2016$47.23+2.4%$35.15 +2.4%$12.08
2015$46.32+2%$34.47 +2%$11.85
2014$45.46+1.9%$33.83 +1.9%$11.63
2013$44.59+1.9%$33.18 +1.9%$11.41
2012$43.72+2%$32.54 +2%$11.18
2011$43.04+1.6%$32.03 +1.6%$11.01
2010$42.29+1.8%$31.47 +1.8%$10.82
2009$41.83+1.1%$31.13 +1.1%$10.70
2008$40.59+3.1%$30.21 +3.1%$10.38
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$48.36 $22.06  $26.30
2016$47.23+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$25.87
2015$46.32+2%$20.91 +2.1%$25.41
2014$45.46+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$24.99
2013$44.59+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$24.54
2012$43.72+2%$19.70 +1.7%$24.02
2011$43.04+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$23.65
2010$42.29+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$23.22
2009$41.83+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$23.02
2008$40.59+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$22.26

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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