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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment2,390
Mean wage$29.45
Entry wage$19.80
10th percentile wage$17.47
50th percentile wage$29.54
90th percentile wage$40.19
 Top Employing Industries
Specialty Trade Contractors30012.6%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods33.32
Specialty Trade Contractors30027.94
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.18
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Ex. Line Installers (49-2022)
Set-up, rearrange, or remove switching and dialing equipment used in central offices. Service or repair telephones and other communication equipment on customers' property. May install equipment in new locations or install wiring and telephone jacks in buildings under construction.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$29.54 $24.05  $5.49
2016$28.82+2.5%$23.46 +2.5%$5.36
2015$28.26+2%$23.01 +2%$5.25
2014$27.68+2.1%$22.54 +2.1%$5.14
2013$27.10+2.1%$22.06 +2.1%$5.04
2012$26.71+1.5%$21.74 +1.5%$4.96
2011$26.13+2.2%$21.27 +2.2%$4.86
2010$25.82+1.2%$21.02 +1.2%$4.80
2009$25.38+1.7%$20.67 +1.7%$4.72
2008$24.64+3%$20.06 +3%$4.58
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$29.54 $22.06  $7.48
2016$28.82+2.5%$21.36 +3.3%$7.47
2015$28.26+2%$20.91 +2.1%$7.35
2014$27.68+2.1%$20.46 +2.2%$7.22
2013$27.10+2.1%$20.05 +2.1%$7.05
2012$26.71+1.5%$19.70 +1.7%$7.00
2011$26.13+2.2%$19.39 +1.6%$6.73
2010$25.82+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%$6.76
2009$25.38+1.7%$18.81 +1.4%$6.57
2008$24.64+3%$18.33 +2.6%$6.31

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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