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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment160
Mean wage$45.58
Entry wage$25.94
10th percentile wage$13.38
50th percentile wage$41.66
90th percentile wage$71.00
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration9055.1%
Professional and Business Services2012.4%
Education and Health Services107.1%
Financial Activities
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services20$60.74
Education and Health Services10$46.44
Public Administration90$38.42
Financial Activities$37.76
Emergency Management Directors (11-9161)
Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$41.66 $62.12  -$20.46
2019$40.30+3.4%$60.08 +3.4%-$19.78
2018$39.26+2.6%$58.54 +2.6%-$19.27
2017$38.34+2.4%$57.16 +2.4%-$18.82
2016$37.45+2.4%$55.84 +2.4%-$18.39
2015$36.41+2.9%$54.29 +2.9%-$17.88
2014$35.55+2.4%$53.01 +2.4%-$17.45
2013$34.69+2.5%$51.72 +2.5%-$17.03
2012$34.12+1.7%$50.88 +1.7%-$16.75
2011$33.59+1.6%$50.09 +1.6%-$16.49
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$41.66 $23.93  $17.73
2019$40.30+3.4%$22.96 +4.2%$17.34
2018$39.26+2.6%$22.26 +3.1%$17.00
2017$38.34+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$16.67
2016$37.45+2.4%$21.17 +2.3%$16.28
2015$36.41+2.9%$20.73 +2.1%$15.68
2014$35.55+2.4%$20.28 +2.2%$15.26
2013$34.69+2.5%$19.87 +2.1%$14.81
2012$34.12+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%$14.59
2011$33.59+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$14.36

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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