CT.Gov Home Connecticut LMI 1Q 2017 Connecticut Occupational Employment & Wages Home
Select Occupation
State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment15,300
Mean wage$23.36
Entry wage$14.75
10th percentile wage$13.18
50th percentile wage$21.99
90th percentile wage$35.75
 Top Employing Industries
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores2,74017.9%
General Merchandise Stores2,29015%
Food and Beverage Stores2,29015%
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers1,1707.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Repair and Maintenance2027.14
Public Administration6026.24
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers1,13025.58
1st-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (41-1011)
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$21.99 $14.46  $7.53
2016$21.44+2.6%$14.10 +2.6%$7.34
2015$21.21+1.1%$13.95 +1.1%$7.26
2014$20.60+2.9%$13.55 +2.9%$7.06
2013$20.11+2.5%$13.22 +2.5%$6.89
2012$19.70+2.1%$12.95 +2.1%$6.75
2011$19.31+2%$12.70 +2%$6.61
2010$18.86+2.4%$12.40 +2.4%$6.46
2009$18.77+.5%$12.35 +.5%$6.43
2008$18.74+.2%$12.32 +.2%$6.42
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$21.99 $22.06  -$0.07
2016$21.44+2.6%$21.36 +3.3%$0.08
2015$21.21+1.1%$20.91 +2.1%$0.30
2014$20.60+2.9%$20.46 +2.2%$0.14
2013$20.11+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$0.06
2012$19.70+2.1%$19.70 +1.7%$0.00
2011$19.31+2%$19.39 +1.6%-$0.08
2010$18.86+2.4%$19.07 +1.7%-$0.20
2009$18.77+.5%$18.81 +1.4%-$0.03
2008$18.74+.2%$18.33 +2.6%$0.41

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.
Go Connecticut LMI Home State of Connecticut Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6285
LMI Home | CTDOL Home | CT.gov | Feedback | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy
Product funded by a grant awarded by USDOL's Employment and Training Administration. (more)
Go to the State of Connecticut website