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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment13,770
Mean wage$18.77
Entry wage$13.36
10th percentile wage$12.47
50th percentile wage$17.70
90th percentile wage$27.95
 Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services9,59069.7%
Leisure and Hospitality1,87013.5%
Public Administration1,2308.9%
Education and Health Services4703.4%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services470$22.48
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities70$21.28
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Excludes "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.70 $16.63  $1.07
2019$16.78+5.5%$15.76 +5.5%$1.01
2018$16.15+3.9%$15.17 +3.9%$0.98
2017$15.63+3.3%$14.69 +3.3%$0.95
2016$15.10+3.5%$14.19 +3.5%$0.91
2015$14.85+1.7%$13.95 +1.7%$0.90
2014$14.55+2.0%$13.67 +2.0%$0.88
2013$14.37+1.3%$13.50 +1.3%$0.87
2012$14.16+1.5%$13.30 +1.5%$0.86
2011$13.96+1.4%$13.12 +1.4%$0.84
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.70 $23.93  -$6.23
2019$16.78+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%-$6.18
2018$16.15+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%-$6.10
2017$15.63+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%-$6.02
2016$15.10+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%-$6.06
2015$14.85+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%-$5.87
2014$14.55+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$5.73
2013$14.37+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%-$5.50
2012$14.16+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%-$5.37
2011$13.96+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%-$5.26

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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