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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,650
Mean wage$21.44
Entry wage$13.81
10th percentile wage$12.38
50th percentile wage$20.73
90th percentile wage$31.69
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration77046.6%
Educational Services46027.8%
Other Information Services42025.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services46026.97
Public Administration77020.54
Other Information Services42016.74
Library Technicians (25-4031)
Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books; remove or repair damaged books; register patrons; check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Include bookmobile drivers who operate bookmobiles or light trucks that pull trailers to specific locations on a predetermined schedule and assist with providing services in mobile libraries.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.73 $28.90  -$8.17
2016$20.24+2.4%$28.22 +2.4%-$7.97
2015$19.86+2%$27.68 +2%-$7.82
2014$19.48+1.9%$27.16 +1.9%-$7.67
2013$19.11+1.9%$26.65 +1.9%-$7.53
2012$18.74+2%$26.13 +2%-$7.38
2011$18.45+1.6%$25.72 +1.6%-$7.27
2010$18.13+1.8%$25.27 +1.8%-$7.14
2009$17.93+1.1%$25.00 +1.1%-$7.06
2008$17.40+3.1%$24.26 +3.1%-$6.85
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.73 $22.06  -$1.33
2016$20.24+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%-$1.11
2015$19.86+2%$20.91 +2.1%-$1.05
2014$19.48+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%-$0.97
2013$19.11+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$0.93
2012$18.74+2%$19.70 +1.7%-$0.96
2011$18.45+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.94
2010$18.13+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.94
2009$17.93+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.87
2008$17.40+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%-$0.92

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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