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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment2,670
Mean wage$56.55
Entry wage$40.57
10th percentile wage$38.20
50th percentile wage$56.81
90th percentile wage$77.92
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services2,60097.3%
Public Administration501.7%
Professional and Business Services200.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services2,600$56.92
Professional and Business Services20$56.17
Public Administration50$52.37
Nurse Practitioners (29-1171)
Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$56.81 $38.66  $18.15
2019$55.00+3.3%$37.43 +3.3%$17.57
2018$53.56+2.7%$36.45 +2.7%$17.11
2017$52.33+2.4%$35.61 +2.4%$16.72
2016$51.50+1.6%$35.05 +1.6%$16.45
2015$50.52+2.0%$34.38 +2.0%$16.14
2014$49.57+1.9%$33.73 +1.9%$15.84
2013$48.62+1.9%$33.09 +1.9%$15.53
2012$47.68+2.0%$32.45 +2.0%$15.23
2011$46.94+1.6%$31.94 +1.6%$15.00
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$56.81 $23.93  $32.88
2019$55.00+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%$32.04
2018$53.56+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%$31.30
2017$52.33+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%$30.66
2016$51.50+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%$30.33
2015$50.52+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%$29.79
2014$49.57+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%$29.29
2013$48.62+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%$28.75
2012$47.68+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%$28.15
2011$46.94+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%$27.71

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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