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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment2,570
Mean wage$21.85
Entry wage$13.72
10th percentile wage$12.04
50th percentile wage$17.97
90th percentile wage$37.80
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services2,05079.7%
Public Administration43016.9%
Professional and Business Services903.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration430$35.70
Education and Health Services2,050$17.08
Professional and Business Services90$16.88
Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015)
Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, aging, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement. Excludes Occupational Therapists (29-1122).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.97 $26.66  -$8.69
2019$17.40+3.3%$25.81 +3.3%-$8.41
2018$16.94+2.7%$25.13 +2.7%-$8.19
2017$16.55+2.4%$24.56 +2.4%-$8.00
2016$16.29+1.6%$24.17 +1.6%-$7.87
2015$15.98+2.0%$23.71 +2.0%-$7.72
2014$15.68+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%-$7.58
2013$15.38+1.9%$22.82 +1.9%-$7.43
2012$15.08+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%-$7.29
2011$14.85+1.6%$22.03 +1.6%-$7.17
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.97 $23.93  -$5.96
2019$17.40+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%-$5.56
2018$16.94+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%-$5.31
2017$16.55+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%-$5.11
2016$16.29+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%-$4.87
2015$15.98+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%-$4.74
2014$15.68+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%-$4.60
2013$15.38+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%-$4.49
2012$15.08+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%-$4.45
2011$14.85+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%-$4.37

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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