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Estimated employment720
Mean wage$15.69
Entry wage$12.25
10th percentile wage$10.66
50th percentile wage$15.45
90th percentile wage$20.39
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services50069.8%
Professional and Business Services709.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities304.6%
Other Services304.4%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services50015.87
Trade, Transportation and Utilities3013.44
Professional and Business Services7012.51
Receptionists and Information Clerks (43-4171)
Answer inquiries and obtain information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. Provide information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization. Exclude "Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service" (43-2011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$15.45 $18.06  -$2.61
2016$14.85+4.1%$17.36 +4.1%-$2.50
2015$14.48+2.5%$16.93 +2.5%-$2.44
2014$14.20+2.0%$16.60 +2.0%-$2.39
2013$13.91+2.0%$16.26 +2.0%-$2.35
2012$13.68+1.7%$15.99 +1.7%-$2.31
2011$13.43+1.8%$15.70 +1.8%-$2.26
2010$13.22+1.6%$15.45 +1.6%-$2.23
2009$12.97+1.9%$15.16 +1.9%-$2.19
2008$12.61+2.8%$14.74 +2.8%-$2.13
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.45 $18.48  -$3.03
2016$14.85+4.1%$17.89 +3.3%-$3.04
2015$14.48+2.5%$17.51 +2.1%-$3.03
2014$14.20+2.0%$17.14 +2.2%-$2.94
2013$13.91+2.0%$16.79 +2.1%-$2.88
2012$13.68+1.7%$16.51 +1.7%-$2.82
2011$13.43+1.8%$16.25 +1.6%-$2.81
2010$13.22+1.6%$15.97 +1.7%-$2.75
2009$12.97+1.9%$15.76 +1.4%-$2.79
2008$12.61+2.8%$15.35 +2.6%-$2.74
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$14.30850
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$14.002,370
Norwich-New London$14.30850
Wages in other areas
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