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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment810
Mean wage$29.80
Entry wage$15.30
10th percentile wage$14.46
50th percentile wage$23.55
90th percentile wage$45.66
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23028.2%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers26.27
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods24.05
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores22.33
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services230
Interior Designers (27-1025)
Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design. Exclude "Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers" (27-1026).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.55 $25.28  -$1.73
2016$23.00+2.4%$24.69 +2.4%-$1.68
2015$22.56+2%$24.22 +2%-$1.65
2014$22.14+1.9%$23.76 +1.9%-$1.62
2013$21.71+1.9%$23.31 +1.9%-$1.59
2012$21.29+2%$22.85 +2%-$1.56
2011$20.96+1.6%$22.50 +1.6%-$1.53
2010$20.59+1.8%$22.11 +1.8%-$1.51
2009$20.37+1.1%$21.87 +1.1%-$1.49
2008$19.77+3.1%$21.22 +3.1%-$1.45
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.55 $22.06  $1.49
2016$23.00+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$1.64
2015$22.56+2%$20.91 +2.1%$1.65
2014$22.14+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$1.67
2013$21.71+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$1.66
2012$21.29+2%$19.70 +1.7%$1.59
2011$20.96+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$1.56
2010$20.59+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$1.52
2009$20.37+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$1.56
2008$19.77+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$1.44

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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