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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment3,140
Mean wage$36.94
Entry wage$19.72
10th percentile wage$18.60
50th percentile wage$31.54
90th percentile wage$60.72
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services1,58050.4%
Financial Activities78024.8%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2207.1%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Financial Activities78036.51
Trade, Transportation and Utilities22034.06
Professional and Business Services1,58030.90
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Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$31.54 $37.82  -$6.28
2016$30.64+2.9%$36.74 +2.9%-$6.10
2015$29.79+2.9%$35.72 +2.9%-$5.93
2014$29.09+2.4%$34.88 +2.4%-$5.79
2013$28.38+2.5%$34.04 +2.5%-$5.65
2012$27.92+1.7%$33.48 +1.7%-$5.55
2011$27.49+1.6%$32.96 +1.6%-$5.47
2010$26.90+2.2%$32.26 +2.2%-$5.35
2009$26.71+.7%$32.03 +.7%-$5.31
2008$25.88+3.2%$31.04 +3.2%-$5.15
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$31.54 $23.51  $8.03
2016$30.64+2.9%$22.76 +3.3%$7.88
2015$29.79+2.9%$22.28 +2.1%$7.51
2014$29.09+2.4%$21.81 +2.2%$7.28
2013$28.38+2.5%$21.37 +2.1%$7.02
2012$27.92+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%$6.92
2011$27.49+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$6.82
2010$26.90+2.2%$20.32 +1.7%$6.58
2009$26.71+.7%$20.05 +1.4%$6.66
2008$25.88+3.2%$19.53 +2.6%$6.35
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$28.72960
Waterbury $28.50130
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$28.72960
Norwich-New London$24.18250
Wages in other areas
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