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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment520
Mean wage$39.73
Entry wage$10.12
10th percentile wage$9.73
50th percentile wage$37.94
90th percentile wage$86.73
 Top Employing Industries
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries34065.6%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations10019.2%
Educational Services406.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries34049.12
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations10035.31
Educational Services4021.79
Musicians and Singers (27-2042)
Play one or more musical instruments or entertain by singing songs in recital, in accompaniment, or as a member of an orchestra, band, or other musical group. Musical performers may entertain on-stage, radio, TV, film, video, or record in studios. Exclude "Dancers" (27-2031).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$37.94 $25.28  $12.66
2016$37.05+2.4%$24.69 +2.4%$12.36
2015$36.34+2%$24.22 +2%$12.13
2014$35.66+1.9%$23.76 +1.9%$11.90
2013$34.98+1.9%$23.31 +1.9%$11.67
2012$34.30+2%$22.85 +2%$11.45
2011$33.77+1.6%$22.50 +1.6%$11.27
2010$33.18+1.8%$22.11 +1.8%$11.07
2009$32.82+1.1%$21.87 +1.1%$10.95
2008$31.84+3.1%$21.22 +3.1%$10.63
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$37.94 $22.06  $15.88
2016$37.05+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$15.70
2015$36.34+2%$20.91 +2.1%$15.43
2014$35.66+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$15.20
2013$34.98+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$14.93
2012$34.30+2%$19.70 +1.7%$14.60
2011$33.77+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$14.37
2010$33.18+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$14.11
2009$32.82+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$14.01
2008$31.84+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$13.51

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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