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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment5,040
Mean wage$27.85
Entry wage$14.99
10th percentile wage$12.08
50th percentile wage$27.36
90th percentile wage$44.44
 Top Employing Industries
Leisure and Hospitality3,54070.3%
Other Services69013.6%
Education and Health Services63012.6%
Public Administration801.5%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services630$28.05
Leisure and Hospitality3,540$27.97
Public Administration80$24.18
Other Services690$23.31
Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors (39-9031)
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities for the primary purpose of personal fitness. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Develop and implement individualized approaches to exercise. Excludes Educational Instruction and Library Occupations (25-0000), Coaches and Scouts (27-2022), and Athletic Trainers (29-9091).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.36 $13.98  $13.38
2019$25.93+5.5%$13.25 +5.5%$12.68
2018$24.96+3.9%$12.76 +3.9%$12.21
2017$24.17+3.3%$12.35 +3.3%$11.82
2016$23.35+3.5%$11.93 +3.5%$11.42
2015$22.95+1.7%$11.73 +1.7%$11.22
2014$22.49+2.0%$11.49 +2.0%$11.00
2013$22.21+1.3%$11.35 +1.3%$10.86
2012$21.88+1.5%$11.18 +1.5%$10.70
2011$21.58+1.4%$11.03 +1.4%$10.55
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.36 $23.93  $3.43
2019$25.93+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%$2.98
2018$24.96+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%$2.70
2017$24.17+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%$2.50
2016$23.35+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%$2.18
2015$22.95+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%$2.22
2014$22.49+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%$2.21
2013$22.21+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%$2.33
2012$21.88+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%$2.35
2011$21.58+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%$2.35

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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