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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment1,680
Mean wage$16.87
Entry wage$11.32
10th percentile wage$10.44
50th percentile wage$16.45
90th percentile wage$24.06
 Top Employing Industries
Administrative and Support Services84050%
Printing and Related Support Activities1006%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities905.6%
Educational Services805%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration8021.70
Educational Services8020.87
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities9019.86
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Ex. Postal Service (43-9051)
Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.45 $19.79  -$3.34
2016$15.81+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$3.20
2015$15.42+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$3.13
2014$15.12+2%$18.18 +2%-$3.06
2013$14.81+2%$17.82 +2%-$3.00
2012$14.56+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$2.95
2011$14.30+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$2.90
2010$14.07+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$2.85
2009$13.81+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$2.80
2008$13.43+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$2.72
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.45 $22.06  -$5.61
2016$15.81+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$5.54
2015$15.42+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$5.49
2014$15.12+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$5.34
2013$14.81+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$5.23
2012$14.56+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$5.14
2011$14.30+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$5.09
2010$14.07+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$4.99
2009$13.81+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$5.00
2008$13.43+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$4.89

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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