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Estimated employment4,290
Mean wage$24.64
Entry wage$15.44
10th percentile wage$13.66
50th percentile wage$23.32
90th percentile wage$36.88
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,00093.3%
Financial Activities1303.0%
Leisure and Hospitality501.1%
Education and Health Services401.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Other Services2028.89
Education and Health Services4026.53
Leisure and Hospitality5025.52
Professional and Business Services3025.33
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (41-1011)
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.32 $16.90  $6.42
2016$22.74+2.6%$16.48 +2.6%$6.26
2015$22.49+1.1%$16.30 +1.1%$6.19
2014$21.85+2.9%$15.84 +2.9%$6.02
2013$21.32+2.5%$15.45 +2.5%$5.87
2012$20.89+2.1%$15.14 +2.1%$5.75
2011$20.48+2.0%$14.84 +2.0%$5.64
2010$20.00+2.4%$14.50 +2.4%$5.51
2009$19.91+.5%$14.43 +.5%$5.48
2008$19.87+.2%$14.40 +.2%$5.47
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.32 $23.51  -$0.19
2016$22.74+2.6%$22.76 +3.3%-$0.02
2015$22.49+1.1%$22.28 +2.1%$0.21
2014$21.85+2.9%$21.81 +2.2%$0.04
2013$21.32+2.5%$21.37 +2.1%-$0.04
2012$20.89+2.1%$21.00 +1.7%-$0.10
2011$20.48+2.0%$20.67 +1.6%-$0.19
2010$20.00+2.4%$20.32 +1.7%-$0.31
2009$19.91+.5%$20.05 +1.4%-$0.13
2008$19.87+.2%$19.53 +2.6%$0.34
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$22.242,490
Norwich-New London$21.331,820
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$22.242,490
Norwich-New London$21.331,820
Wages in other areas
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