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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment2,570
Mean wage$45.56
Entry wage$33.27
10th percentile wage$31.51
50th percentile wage$44.94
90th percentile wage$63.11
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services2,53098.3%
Public Administration301.2%
Professional and Business Services100.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services10$45.22
Education and Health Services2,530$44.99
Public Administration30$41.24
Occupational Therapists (29-1122)
Assess, plan, and organize rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. Use therapeutic techniques, adapt the individuals environment, teach skills, and modify specific tasks that present barriers to the individual. Excludes Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$44.94 $38.66  $6.28
2019$43.51+3.3%$37.43 +3.3%$6.08
2018$42.37+2.7%$36.45 +2.7%$5.92
2017$41.39+2.4%$35.61 +2.4%$5.78
2016$40.74+1.6%$35.05 +1.6%$5.69
2015$39.96+2.0%$34.38 +2.0%$5.58
2014$39.21+1.9%$33.73 +1.9%$5.48
2013$38.46+1.9%$33.09 +1.9%$5.38
2012$37.72+2.0%$32.45 +2.0%$5.27
2011$37.13+1.6%$31.94 +1.6%$5.19
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$44.94 $23.93  $21.01
2019$43.51+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%$20.55
2018$42.37+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%$20.11
2017$41.39+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$19.73
2016$40.74+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%$19.57
2015$39.96+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%$19.24
2014$39.21+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%$18.93
2013$38.46+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%$18.59
2012$37.72+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%$18.18
2011$37.13+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$17.90

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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