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Estimated employment720
Mean wage$19.39
Entry wage$14.63
10th percentile wage$12.21
50th percentile wage$18.93
90th percentile wage$26.75
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services18024.6%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities15020.5%
Professional and Business Services12016.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality1022.39
Public Administration3021.86
Financial Activities2021.61
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$18.93 $18.06  $0.87
2016$18.19+4.1%$17.36 +4.1%$0.84
2015$17.74+2.5%$16.93 +2.5%$0.82
2014$17.39+2.0%$16.60 +2.0%$0.80
2013$17.05+2.0%$16.26 +2.0%$0.78
2012$16.76+1.7%$15.99 +1.7%$0.77
2011$16.45+1.8%$15.70 +1.8%$0.76
2010$16.19+1.6%$15.45 +1.6%$0.74
2009$15.89+1.9%$15.16 +1.9%$0.73
2008$15.45+2.8%$14.74 +2.8%$0.71
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$18.93 $18.48  $0.45
2016$18.19+4.1%$17.89 +3.3%$0.30
2015$17.74+2.5%$17.51 +2.1%$0.23
2014$17.39+2.0%$17.14 +2.2%$0.25
2013$17.05+2.0%$16.79 +2.1%$0.25
2012$16.76+1.7%$16.51 +1.7%$0.25
2011$16.45+1.8%$16.25 +1.6%$0.21
2010$16.19+1.6%$15.97 +1.7%$0.22
2009$15.89+1.9%$15.76 +1.4%$0.13
2008$15.45+2.8%$15.35 +2.6%$0.10
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$22.373,080
Norwich-New London$19.491,470
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$22.373,080
Norwich-New London$19.491,470
Wages in other areas
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