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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment23,150
Mean wage$14.13
Entry wage$10.54
10th percentile wage$9.86
50th percentile wage$12.08
90th percentile wage$21.59
 Top Employing Industries
Food and Beverage Stores10,39044.9%
General Merchandise Stores4,77020.6%
Warehousing and Storage1,3005.6%
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers1,1805.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Postal Service3029.99
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers22.64
Educational Services1022.44
Public Administration5021.97
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers (43-5081)
Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers' orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays. Exclude "Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand" (53-7062), and "Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks" (43-5071).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$12.08 $19.79  -$7.71
2016$11.61+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$7.40
2015$11.32+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$7.22
2014$11.10+2%$18.18 +2%-$7.08
2013$10.88+2%$17.82 +2%-$6.94
2012$10.69+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$6.82
2011$10.50+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$6.70
2010$10.33+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$6.59
2009$10.14+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$6.47
2008$9.86+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$6.29
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$12.08 $22.06  -$9.98
2016$11.61+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$9.74
2015$11.32+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$9.58
2014$11.10+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$9.36
2013$10.88+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$9.16
2012$10.69+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$9.01
2011$10.50+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$8.89
2010$10.33+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$8.73
2009$10.14+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$8.67
2008$9.86+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$8.46

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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