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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment2,490
Mean wage$20.75
Entry wage$13.53
10th percentile wage$12.92
50th percentile wage$16.92
90th percentile wage$35.96
 Top Employing Industries
Social Assistance1,40056%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities47018.9%
Public Administration47018.7%
Ambulatory Health Care Services1104.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration47035.39
Ambulatory Health Care Services11017.75
Social Assistance1,40016.08
Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015)
Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.92 $24.79  -$7.87
2016$16.52+2.4%$24.21 +2.4%-$7.68
2015$16.21+2%$23.75 +2%-$7.53
2014$15.90+1.9%$23.30 +1.9%-$7.39
2013$15.60+1.9%$22.86 +1.9%-$7.25
2012$15.30+2%$22.41 +2%-$7.11
2011$15.06+1.6%$22.06 +1.6%-$7.00
2010$14.80+1.8%$21.68 +1.8%-$6.88
2009$14.64+1.1%$21.44 +1.1%-$6.80
2008$14.20+3.1%$20.81 +3.1%-$6.60
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.92 $22.06  -$5.14
2016$16.52+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%-$4.83
2015$16.21+2%$20.91 +2.1%-$4.70
2014$15.90+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%-$4.55
2013$15.60+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$4.44
2012$15.30+2%$19.70 +1.7%-$4.40
2011$15.06+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$4.33
2010$14.80+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%-$4.27
2009$14.64+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%-$4.17
2008$14.20+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%-$4.12

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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