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Danbury LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment 240
Mean wage$29.71
Entry wage$22.11
10th percentile wage$21.16
50th percentile wage$28.65
90th percentile wage$40.44
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services105.9%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services1034.38
Trade, Transportation and Utilities23.83
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (13-1023)
Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing. Include contract specialists, field contractors, purchasers, price analysts, tooling coordinators, and media buyers. Exclude "Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products" (13-1021) and "Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products" (13-1022).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$28.65 $31.36  -$2.71
2016$27.83+2.9%$30.47 +2.9%-$2.63
2015$27.06+2.9%$29.62 +2.9%-$2.55
2014$26.42+2.4%$28.92 +2.4%-$2.49
2013$25.78+2.5%$28.22 +2.5%-$2.43
2012$25.36+1.7%$27.76 +1.7%-$2.39
2011$24.97+1.6%$27.33 +1.6%-$2.36
2010$24.44+2.2%$26.75 +2.2%-$2.31
2009$24.26+.7%$26.56 +.7%-$2.29
2008$23.51+3.2%$25.73 +3.2%-$2.22
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.65 $20.50  $8.15
2016$27.83+2.9%$19.84 +3.3%$7.99
2015$27.06+2.9%$19.43 +2.1%$7.63
2014$26.42+2.4%$19.01 +2.2%$7.41
2013$25.78+2.5%$18.63 +2.1%$7.15
2012$25.36+1.7%$18.31 +1.7%$7.05
2011$24.97+1.6%$18.02 +1.6%$6.94
2010$24.44+2.2%$17.72 +1.7%$6.72
2009$24.26+.7%$17.48 +1.4%$6.78
2008$23.51+3.2%$17.03 +2.6%$6.48
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
Norwich-New London$32.73340
New Haven$31.30510
Waterbury $28.71100
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$31.30510
Norwich-New London$32.73340
Wages in other areas
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