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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment8,140
Mean wage$20.02
Entry wage$16.37
10th percentile wage$15.41
50th percentile wage$19.14
90th percentile wage$26.13
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services7,78095.6%
Professional and Business Services2002.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services200$19.60
Education and Health Services7,780$19.12
Medical Assistants (31-9092)
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Excludes "Physician Assistants" (29-1071).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.14 $15.78  $3.36
2019$18.14+5.5%$14.96 +5.5%$3.18
2018$17.46+3.9%$14.40 +3.9%$3.07
2017$16.91+3.3%$13.94 +3.3%$2.97
2016$16.33+3.5%$13.47 +3.5%$2.87
2015$16.05+1.7%$13.24 +1.7%$2.82
2014$15.73+2.0%$12.97 +2.0%$2.76
2013$15.54+1.3%$12.81 +1.3%$2.73
2012$15.31+1.5%$12.62 +1.5%$2.69
2011$15.10+1.4%$12.45 +1.4%$2.65
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.14 $23.93  -$4.78
2019$18.14+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%-$4.81
2018$17.46+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%-$4.79
2017$16.91+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%-$4.75
2016$16.33+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%-$4.83
2015$16.05+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%-$4.67
2014$15.73+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$4.54
2013$15.54+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%-$4.33
2012$15.31+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%-$4.22
2011$15.10+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%-$4.12

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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