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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment10
Mean wage$27.68
Entry wage$20.68
10th percentile wage$19.74
50th percentile wage$28.57
90th percentile wage$37.21
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services1092.5%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services1028.09
Social Science Research Assistants (19-4061)
Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social research. May perform publication activities, laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management. Normally these individuals work under the direct supervision of a social scientist and assist in those activities which are more routine. Exclude "Graduate Teaching Assistants" (25-1191) who both teach and do research.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$28.57 $35.61  -$7.04
2016$27.90+2.4%$34.78 +2.4%-$6.87
2015$27.37+2.0%$34.11 +2.0%-$6.74
2014$26.85+1.9%$33.47 +1.9%-$6.61
2013$26.34+1.9%$32.83 +1.9%-$6.49
2012$25.83+2.0%$32.19 +2.0%-$6.36
2011$25.43+1.6%$31.69 +1.6%-$6.26
2010$24.98+1.8%$31.14 +1.8%-$6.15
2009$24.71+1.1%$30.80 +1.1%-$6.08
2008$23.98+3.1%$29.89 +3.1%-$5.90
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.57 $23.51  $5.06
2016$27.90+2.4%$22.76 +3.3%$5.14
2015$27.37+2.0%$22.28 +2.1%$5.08
2014$26.85+1.9%$21.81 +2.2%$5.05
2013$26.34+1.9%$21.37 +2.1%$4.98
2012$25.83+2.0%$21.00 +1.7%$4.83
2011$25.43+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$4.76
2010$24.98+1.8%$20.32 +1.7%$4.66
2009$24.71+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%$4.67
2008$23.98+3.1%$19.53 +2.6%$4.45
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$21.3560
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$21.3560
Wages in other areas
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