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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,940
Mean wage$35.08
Entry wage$16.90
10th percentile wage$14.02
50th percentile wage$27.63
90th percentile wage$59.85
 Top Employing Industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services82042.1%
Publishing Industries (except Internet)58029.8%
Other Information Services29015%
Broadcasting (except Internet)1909.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services82030.20
Broadcasting (except Internet)19027.17
Publishing Industries (except Internet)58023.23
Other Information Services290
Advertising Sales Agents (41-3011)
Sell or solicit advertising, including graphic art, advertising space in publications, custom made signs, or TV and radio advertising time. May obtain leases for outdoor advertising sites or persuade retailer to use sales promotion display items.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.63 $14.46  $13.17
2016$26.94+2.6%$14.10 +2.6%$12.84
2015$26.65+1.1%$13.95 +1.1%$12.70
2014$25.89+2.9%$13.55 +2.9%$12.34
2013$25.26+2.5%$13.22 +2.5%$12.04
2012$24.75+2.1%$12.95 +2.1%$11.80
2011$24.26+2%$12.70 +2%$11.56
2010$23.70+2.4%$12.40 +2.4%$11.30
2009$23.59+.5%$12.35 +.5%$11.24
2008$23.55+.2%$12.32 +.2%$11.22
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.63 $22.06  $5.57
2016$26.94+2.6%$21.36 +3.3%$5.58
2015$26.65+1.1%$20.91 +2.1%$5.74
2014$25.89+2.9%$20.46 +2.2%$5.43
2013$25.26+2.5%$20.05 +2.1%$5.22
2012$24.75+2.1%$19.70 +1.7%$5.05
2011$24.26+2%$19.39 +1.6%$4.87
2010$23.70+2.4%$19.07 +1.7%$4.63
2009$23.59+.5%$18.81 +1.4%$4.78
2008$23.55+.2%$18.33 +2.6%$5.22

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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