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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment8,220
Mean wage$34.14
Entry wage$25.48
10th percentile wage$23.71
50th percentile wage$33.58
90th percentile wage$46.43
 Top Employing Industries
Educational Services2,08025.3%
Public Administration1,17014.2%
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities83010.1%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities6708.1%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities83039.50
Management of Companies and Enterprises64038.45
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities26036.30
Publishing Industries (except Internet)4035.11
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants (43-6011)
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.58 $19.79  $13.79
2016$32.27+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%$13.25
2015$31.47+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%$12.92
2014$30.86+2%$18.18 +2%$12.67
2013$30.24+2%$17.82 +2%$12.42
2012$29.73+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%$12.21
2011$29.19+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%$11.99
2010$28.72+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%$11.80
2009$28.18+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%$11.57
2008$27.41+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%$11.26
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.58 $22.06  $11.52
2016$32.27+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%$10.91
2015$31.47+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%$10.57
2014$30.86+2%$20.46 +2.2%$10.40
2013$30.24+2%$20.05 +2.1%$10.19
2012$29.73+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%$10.02
2011$29.19+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%$9.79
2010$28.72+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%$9.66
2009$28.18+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%$9.37
2008$27.41+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%$9.08

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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