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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment9,740
Mean wage$16.81
Entry wage$11.60
10th percentile wage$10.57
50th percentile wage$15.44
90th percentile wage$25.39
 Top Employing Industries
Miscellaneous Manufacturing1,84018.9%
Administrative and Support Services1,47015.1%
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing1,45014.8%
Machinery Manufacturing1,09011.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Chemical Manufacturing7018.96
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing79018.58
Primary Metal Manufacturing5017.18
Machinery Manufacturing1,09017.15
Team Assemblers (51-2092)
Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Team leaders who work as part of the team should be included. Exclude assemblers (51-2011 through 51-2099) who continuously perform the same task.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.44 $19.03  -$3.59
2016$14.89+3.7%$18.35 +3.7%-$3.46
2015$14.54+2.4%$17.92 +2.4%-$3.37
2014$14.21+2.3%$17.51 +2.3%-$3.30
2013$13.94+1.9%$17.18 +1.9%-$3.24
2012$13.71+1.7%$16.89 +1.7%-$3.18
2011$13.49+1.6%$16.62 +1.6%-$3.13
2010$13.34+1.1%$16.44 +1.1%-$3.10
2009$13.11+1.8%$16.16 +1.8%-$3.04
2008$12.77+2.7%$15.74 +2.7%-$2.96
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.44 $22.06  -$6.62
2016$14.89+3.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$6.46
2015$14.54+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$6.37
2014$14.21+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$6.25
2013$13.94+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$6.10
2012$13.71+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$5.99
2011$13.49+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$5.90
2010$13.34+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$5.72
2009$13.11+1.8%$18.81 +1.4%-$5.70
2008$12.77+2.7%$18.33 +2.6%-$5.56

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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