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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,630
Mean wage$47.39
Entry wage$32.99
10th percentile wage$32.48
50th percentile wage$45.17
90th percentile wage$66.23
 Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services1,88071.8%
Financial Activities28010.7%
Education and Health Services1304.8%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality$49.60
Financial Activities280$46.14
Professional and Business Services1,880$45.29
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities100$45.09
Computer Programmers (15-1251)
Create, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software and web developers or other individuals. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$45.17 $44.33  $0.84
2019$43.73+3.3%$42.92 +3.3%$0.81
2018$42.59+2.7%$41.79 +2.7%$0.79
2017$41.60+2.4%$40.83 +2.4%$0.77
2016$40.95+1.6%$40.19 +1.6%$0.76
2015$40.17+2.0%$39.42 +2.0%$0.75
2014$39.41+1.9%$38.68 +1.9%$0.73
2013$38.66+1.9%$37.94 +1.9%$0.72
2012$37.91+2.0%$37.20 +2.0%$0.70
2011$37.32+1.6%$36.63 +1.6%$0.69
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$45.17 $23.93  $21.24
2019$43.73+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%$20.77
2018$42.59+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%$20.33
2017$41.60+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$19.94
2016$40.95+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%$19.78
2015$40.17+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%$19.44
2014$39.41+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%$19.13
2013$38.66+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%$18.79
2012$37.91+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%$18.38
2011$37.32+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$18.09

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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