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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment13,350
Mean wage$17.45
Entry wage$12.07
10th percentile wage$10.99
50th percentile wage$15.93
90th percentile wage$25.24
 Top Employing Industries
Administrative and Support Services8,52063.8%
Public Administration1,51011.3%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries1,36010.2%
Specialty Trade Contractors5203.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Educational Services26023.96
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction23.93
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry21.91
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Exclude "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.93 $14.78  $1.15
2016$15.21+4.7%$14.11 +4.7%$1.10
2015$14.95+1.7%$13.87 +1.7%$1.08
2014$14.65+2%$13.60 +2%$1.06
2013$14.47+1.3%$13.42 +1.3%$1.04
2012$14.26+1.5%$13.23 +1.5%$1.03
2011$14.06+1.4%$13.04 +1.4%$1.01
2010$13.91+1.1%$12.91 +1.1%$1.00
2009$13.64+2%$12.65 +2%$0.98
2008$13.27+2.8%$12.31 +2.8%$0.96
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.93 $22.06  -$6.13
2016$15.21+4.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$6.14
2015$14.95+1.7%$20.91 +2.1%-$5.95
2014$14.65+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$5.80
2013$14.47+1.3%$20.05 +2.1%-$5.57
2012$14.26+1.5%$19.70 +1.7%-$5.44
2011$14.06+1.4%$19.39 +1.6%-$5.33
2010$13.91+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$5.15
2009$13.64+2%$18.81 +1.4%-$5.17
2008$13.27+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$5.06

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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