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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment640
Mean wage$29.15
Entry wage$16.69
10th percentile wage$16.01
50th percentile wage$27.46
90th percentile wage$47.05
 Top Employing Industries
Ambulatory Health Care Services12018.5%
Public Administration9014.8%
Social Assistance608.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities3032.23
Educational Services31.51
Public Administration9024.49
Health Educators (21-1091)
Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments. May also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.46 $24.79  $2.67
2016$26.82+2.4%$24.21 +2.4%$2.61
2015$26.30+2%$23.75 +2%$2.56
2014$25.81+1.9%$23.30 +1.9%$2.51
2013$25.32+1.9%$22.86 +1.9%$2.46
2012$24.83+2%$22.41 +2%$2.41
2011$24.44+1.6%$22.06 +1.6%$2.38
2010$24.01+1.8%$21.68 +1.8%$2.33
2009$23.75+1.1%$21.44 +1.1%$2.31
2008$23.05+3.1%$20.81 +3.1%$2.24
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.46 $22.06  $5.40
2016$26.82+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$5.46
2015$26.30+2%$20.91 +2.1%$5.40
2014$25.81+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$5.35
2013$25.32+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$5.27
2012$24.83+2%$19.70 +1.7%$5.12
2011$24.44+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$5.04
2010$24.01+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$4.94
2009$23.75+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$4.94
2008$23.05+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$4.72

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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