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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment7,000
Mean wage$73.40
Entry wage$40.96
10th percentile wage$36.23
50th percentile wage$64.63
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities2,36033.7%
Professional and Business Services1,53021.9%
Financial Activities1,24017.7%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Financial Activities1,240$75.48
Professional and Business Services1,530$71.67
Sales Managers (11-2022)
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$64.63 $62.12  $2.51
2019$62.51+3.4%$60.08 +3.4%$2.43
2018$60.90+2.6%$58.54 +2.6%$2.37
2017$59.47+2.4%$57.16 +2.4%$2.31
2016$58.09+2.4%$55.84 +2.4%$2.26
2015$56.48+2.9%$54.29 +2.9%$2.19
2014$55.15+2.4%$53.01 +2.4%$2.14
2013$53.81+2.5%$51.72 +2.5%$2.09
2012$52.94+1.7%$50.88 +1.7%$2.06
2011$52.11+1.6%$50.09 +1.6%$2.02
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$64.63 $23.93  $40.70
2019$62.51+3.4%$22.96 +4.2%$39.55
2018$60.90+2.6%$22.26 +3.1%$38.64
2017$59.47+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$37.81
2016$58.09+2.4%$21.17 +2.3%$36.92
2015$56.48+2.9%$20.73 +2.1%$35.76
2014$55.15+2.4%$20.28 +2.2%$34.86
2013$53.81+2.5%$19.87 +2.1%$33.94
2012$52.94+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%$33.41
2011$52.11+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$32.88

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020

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.
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