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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,830
Mean wage$21.59
Entry wage$12.08
10th percentile wage$9.74
50th percentile wage$19.11
90th percentile wage$37.44
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services1,81063.9%
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions2609%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations2207.6%
Social Assistance1003.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries6028.17
Social Assistance10023.39
Educational Services1,81021.50
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries8020.75
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers (25-3021)
Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.11 $28.90  -$9.79
2016$18.66+2.4%$28.22 +2.4%-$9.56
2015$18.31+2%$27.68 +2%-$9.37
2014$17.96+1.9%$27.16 +1.9%-$9.20
2013$17.62+1.9%$26.65 +1.9%-$9.02
2012$17.28+2%$26.13 +2%-$8.85
2011$17.01+1.6%$25.72 +1.6%-$8.71
2010$16.71+1.8%$25.27 +1.8%-$8.56
2009$16.53+1.1%$25.00 +1.1%-$8.46
2008$16.04+3.1%$24.26 +3.1%-$8.21
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.11 $22.06  -$2.95
2016$18.66+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%-$2.69
2015$18.31+2%$20.91 +2.1%-$2.60
2014$17.96+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%-$2.49
2013$17.62+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$2.42
2012$17.28+2%$19.70 +1.7%-$2.42
2011$17.01+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$2.38
2010$16.71+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%-$2.35
2009$16.53+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%-$2.27
2008$16.04+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%-$2.28

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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