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State of Connecticut (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,270
Mean wage$14.98
Entry wage$9.90
10th percentile wage$9.86
50th percentile wage$11.53
90th percentile wage$24.64
 Top Employing Industries
Food Services and Drinking Places1,12034.4%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods64019.5%
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers2708.1%
Nonstore Retailers1905.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing13021.48
Food Manufacturing14020.74
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods64017.13
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods13015.00
Driver/Sales Workers (53-3031)
Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up and deliver items, such as laundry. May also take orders and collect payments. Include newspaper delivery drivers. Exclude "Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services" (53-3033) and "Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers" (49-9091).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$11.53 $16.65  -$5.11
2016$11.01+4.8%$15.89 +4.8%-$4.88
2015$10.75+2.4%$15.52 +2.4%-$4.77
2014$10.51+2.3%$15.17 +2.3%-$4.66
2013$10.34+1.6%$14.93 +1.6%-$4.59
2012$10.10+2.4%$14.58 +2.4%-$4.48
2011$9.97+1.2%$14.40 +1.2%-$4.42
2010$9.79+1.9%$14.13 +1.9%-$4.34
2009$9.63+1.7%$13.90 +1.7%-$4.27
2008$9.37+2.8%$13.53 +2.8%-$4.16
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$11.53 $22.06  -$10.53
2016$11.01+4.8%$21.36 +3.3%-$10.34
2015$10.75+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$10.16
2014$10.51+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$9.95
2013$10.34+1.6%$20.05 +2.1%-$9.70
2012$10.10+2.4%$19.70 +1.7%-$9.60
2011$9.97+1.2%$19.39 +1.6%-$9.42
2010$9.79+1.9%$19.07 +1.7%-$9.28
2009$9.63+1.7%$18.81 +1.4%-$9.18
2008$9.37+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$8.95

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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