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Estimated employment370
Mean wage$28.94
Entry wage$25.20
10th percentile wage$24.48
50th percentile wage$28.66
90th percentile wage$36.54
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration34091.2%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration34028.52
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$28.66 $27.38  $1.28
2016$27.37+4.7%$26.15 +4.7%$1.22
2015$26.90+1.7%$25.70 +1.7%$1.20
2014$26.36+2.0%$25.19 +2.0%$1.18
2013$26.03+1.3%$24.87 +1.3%$1.16
2012$25.65+1.5%$24.51 +1.5%$1.15
2011$25.29+1.4%$24.17 +1.4%$1.13
2010$25.03+1.1%$23.91 +1.1%$1.12
2009$24.54+2.0%$23.44 +2.0%$1.10
2008$23.87+2.8%$22.80 +2.8%$1.07
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$28.66 $18.48  $10.18
2016$27.37+4.7%$17.89 +3.3%$9.48
2015$26.90+1.7%$17.51 +2.1%$9.38
2014$26.36+2.0%$17.14 +2.2%$9.22
2013$26.03+1.3%$16.79 +2.1%$9.24
2012$25.65+1.5%$16.51 +1.7%$9.14
2011$25.29+1.4%$16.25 +1.6%$9.05
2010$25.03+1.1%$15.97 +1.7%$9.05
2009$24.54+2.0%$15.76 +1.4%$8.78
2008$23.87+2.8%$15.35 +2.6%$8.51
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
Wages in other areas
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