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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment8,270
Mean wage$20.65
Entry wage$14.29
10th percentile wage$13.08
50th percentile wage$19.57
90th percentile wage$29.62
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services6,27075.9%
Public Administration1,57019.0%
Other Services3103.8%
Professional and Business Services1101.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration1,570$26.12
Other Services310$24.35
Professional and Business Services110$20.11
Education and Health Services6,270$17.89
Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093)
Assist other social and human service providers in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work incl. support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care. Excludes Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015), Psychiatric Technicians (29-2053), Personal Care Aides (31-1122), and Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs (43-4061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.57 $26.66  -$7.09
2019$18.95+3.3%$25.81 +3.3%-$6.86
2018$18.45+2.7%$25.13 +2.7%-$6.68
2017$18.03+2.4%$24.56 +2.4%-$6.53
2016$17.74+1.6%$24.17 +1.6%-$6.42
2015$17.40+2.0%$23.71 +2.0%-$6.30
2014$17.08+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%-$6.18
2013$16.75+1.9%$22.82 +1.9%-$6.06
2012$16.42+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%-$5.95
2011$16.17+1.6%$22.03 +1.6%-$5.85
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.57 $23.93  -$4.36
2019$18.95+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%-$4.01
2018$18.45+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%-$3.80
2017$18.03+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%-$3.63
2016$17.74+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%-$3.42
2015$17.40+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%-$3.32
2014$17.08+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%-$3.20
2013$16.75+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%-$3.12
2012$16.42+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%-$3.10
2011$16.17+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%-$3.05

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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