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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment5,280
Mean wage$47,736
Entry wage$23,858
10th percentile wage$20,243
50th percentile wage$39,584
90th percentile wage$82,479
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services2,66050.4%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries2,38045.1%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations1402.7%
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries400.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries2,38050,764
Public Administration2050,440
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries4043,199
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations14033,093
Coaches and Scouts (27-2022)
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. Exclude "Athletic Trainers" (29-9091).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$39584.03 $52566.05  -$12982.02
2016$38657.73+2.4%$51335.96 +2.4%-$12678.22
2015$37916.68+2%$50351.88 +2%-$12435.19
2014$37206.52+1.9%$49408.81 +1.9%-$12202.28
2013$36496.35+1.9%$48465.73 +1.9%-$11969.38
2012$35786.19+2%$47522.66 +2%-$11736.47
2011$35230.40+1.6%$46784.60 +1.6%-$11554.20
2010$34612.87+1.8%$45964.54 +1.8%-$11351.67
2009$34242.35+1.1%$45472.50 +1.1%-$11230.15
2008$33223.41+3.1%$44119.40 +3.1%-$10895.98
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$39584.03 $45876.66  -$6292.63
2016$38657.73+2.4%$44410.61 +3.3%-$5752.88
2015$37916.68+2%$43480.92 +2.1%-$5564.23
2014$37206.52+1.9%$42551.23 +2.2%-$5344.70
2013$36496.35+1.9%$41693.05 +2.1%-$5196.69
2012$35786.19+2%$40977.91 +1.7%-$5191.71
2011$35230.40+1.6%$40334.27 +1.6%-$5103.86
2010$34612.87+1.8%$39654.88 +1.7%-$5042.01
2009$34242.35+1.1%$39118.52 +1.4%-$4876.17
2008$33223.41+3.1%$38117.32 +2.6%-$4893.90

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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