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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2017)
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Estimated employment260
Mean wage$27.50
Entry wage$15.88
10th percentile wage$14.89
50th percentile wage$23.34
90th percentile wage$44.65
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities25095.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities25023.07
Cargo and Freight Agents (43-5011)
Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.34 $20.41  $2.93
2016$22.43+4.1%$19.61 +4.1%$2.82
2015$21.88+2.5%$19.13 +2.5%$2.75
2014$21.45+2.0%$18.75 +2.0%$2.69
2013$21.02+2.0%$18.38 +2.0%$2.64
2012$20.66+1.7%$18.07 +1.7%$2.59
2011$20.29+1.8%$17.74 +1.8%$2.55
2010$19.96+1.6%$17.46 +1.6%$2.51
2009$19.59+1.9%$17.13 +1.9%$2.46
2008$19.05+2.8%$16.66 +2.8%$2.39
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.34 $23.51  -$0.17
2016$22.43+4.1%$22.76 +3.3%-$0.32
2015$21.88+2.5%$22.28 +2.1%-$0.40
2014$21.45+2.0%$21.81 +2.2%-$0.35
2013$21.02+2.0%$21.37 +2.1%-$0.34
2012$20.66+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%-$0.33
2011$20.29+1.8%$20.67 +1.6%-$0.38
2010$19.96+1.6%$20.32 +1.7%-$0.35
2009$19.59+1.9%$20.05 +1.4%-$0.45
2008$19.05+2.8%$19.53 +2.6%-$0.47
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$17.1250
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$17.1250
Wages in other areas
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