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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment760
Mean wage$26.54
Entry wage$19.61
10th percentile wage$18.25
50th percentile wage$26.78
90th percentile wage$36.23
 Top Employing Industries
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods30039.4%
Specialty Trade Contractors12015.5%
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction10013.6%
Rental and Leasing Services8010.9%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration5028.86
Rental and Leasing Services8027.46
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods30027.22
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction10026.88
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Ex. Engines (49-3042)
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Exclude "Rail Car Repairers" (49-3043) and "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$26.78 $24.05  $2.73
2016$26.13+2.5%$23.46 +2.5%$2.66
2015$25.62+2%$23.01 +2%$2.61
2014$25.10+2.1%$22.54 +2.1%$2.56
2013$24.57+2.1%$22.06 +2.1%$2.50
2012$24.21+1.5%$21.74 +1.5%$2.47
2011$23.69+2.2%$21.27 +2.2%$2.41
2010$23.41+1.2%$21.02 +1.2%$2.39
2009$23.01+1.7%$20.67 +1.7%$2.35
2008$22.34+3%$20.06 +3%$2.28
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$26.78 $22.06  $4.72
2016$26.13+2.5%$21.36 +3.3%$4.77
2015$25.62+2%$20.91 +2.1%$4.71
2014$25.10+2.1%$20.46 +2.2%$4.63
2013$24.57+2.1%$20.05 +2.1%$4.52
2012$24.21+1.5%$19.70 +1.7%$4.51
2011$23.69+2.2%$19.39 +1.6%$4.29
2010$23.41+1.2%$19.07 +1.7%$4.34
2009$23.01+1.7%$18.81 +1.4%$4.20
2008$22.34+3%$18.33 +2.6%$4.01

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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