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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment5,360
Mean wage$33.58
Entry wage$21.76
10th percentile wage$19.12
50th percentile wage$33.18
90th percentile wage$46.27
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services2,70050.4%
Public Administration2,54047.5%
Professional and Business Services901.7%
Other Services200.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration2,540$38.25
Professional and Business Services90$27.48
Education and Health Services2,700$27.45
Other Services20$24.10
Child, Family, and School Social Workers (21-1021)
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.18 $26.66  $6.52
2019$32.12+3.3%$25.81 +3.3%$6.31
2018$31.28+2.7%$25.13 +2.7%$6.15
2017$30.56+2.4%$24.56 +2.4%$6.01
2016$30.08+1.6%$24.17 +1.6%$5.91
2015$29.50+2.0%$23.71 +2.0%$5.80
2014$28.95+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%$5.69
2013$28.40+1.9%$22.82 +1.9%$5.58
2012$27.85+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%$5.47
2011$27.41+1.6%$22.03 +1.6%$5.39
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.18 $23.93  $9.25
2019$32.12+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%$9.16
2018$31.28+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%$9.02
2017$30.56+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$8.90
2016$30.08+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%$8.91
2015$29.50+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%$8.78
2014$28.95+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%$8.67
2013$28.40+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%$8.53
2012$27.85+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%$8.31
2011$27.41+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$8.19

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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