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Hartford LMA (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,040
Mean wage$34.37
Entry wage$26.78
10th percentile wage$25.44
50th percentile wage$34.62
90th percentile wage$45.13
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration1,34065.4%
Education and Health Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration1,34036.23
Education and Health Services29.66
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers (33-3051)
Maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Perform combination of following duties: patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$34.62 $25.19  $9.43
2016$33.06+4.7%$24.05 +4.7%$9.00
2015$32.49+1.7%$23.64 +1.7%$8.85
2014$31.85+2.0%$23.17 +2.0%$8.67
2013$31.44+1.3%$22.88 +1.3%$8.56
2012$30.99+1.5%$22.55 +1.5%$8.44
2011$30.55+1.4%$22.23 +1.4%$8.32
2010$30.23+1.1%$22.00 +1.1%$8.23
2009$29.64+2.0%$21.57 +2.0%$8.07
2008$28.83+2.8%$20.98 +2.8%$7.85
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$34.62 $23.02  $11.60
2016$33.06+4.7%$22.28 +3.3%$10.77
2015$32.49+1.7%$21.82 +2.1%$10.68
2014$31.85+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%$10.50
2013$31.44+1.3%$20.92 +2.1%$10.52
2012$30.99+1.5%$20.56 +1.7%$10.42
2011$30.55+1.4%$20.24 +1.6%$10.32
2010$30.23+1.1%$19.90 +1.7%$10.33
2009$29.64+2.0%$19.63 +1.4%$10.01
2008$28.83+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%$9.71
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$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$34.121,600
Norwich-New London$31.66490
Waterbury $28.66370
Wages in other areas
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