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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment2,210
Mean wage$35.84
Entry wage$24.91
10th percentile wage$22.73
50th percentile wage$35.06
90th percentile wage$50.17
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services1,99090.2%
Public Administration602.8%
Professional and Business Services602.6%
Financial Activities
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration60$36.93
Education and Health Services1,990$35.33
Financial Activities$31.47
Professional and Business Services60$27.35
Healthcare Social Workers (21-1022)
Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.06 $26.66  $8.40
2019$33.94+3.3%$25.81 +3.3%$8.13
2018$33.05+2.7%$25.13 +2.7%$7.92
2017$32.29+2.4%$24.56 +2.4%$7.74
2016$31.79+1.6%$24.17 +1.6%$7.62
2015$31.18+2.0%$23.71 +2.0%$7.47
2014$30.59+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%$7.33
2013$30.01+1.9%$22.82 +1.9%$7.19
2012$29.42+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%$7.05
2011$28.97+1.6%$22.03 +1.6%$6.94
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.06 $23.93  $11.13
2019$33.94+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%$10.98
2018$33.05+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%$10.79
2017$32.29+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$10.63
2016$31.79+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%$10.62
2015$31.18+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%$10.45
2014$30.59+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%$10.31
2013$30.01+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%$10.13
2012$29.42+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%$9.89
2011$28.97+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$9.74

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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