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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment5,630
Mean wage$15.97
Entry wage$11.81
10th percentile wage$11.37
50th percentile wage$13.50
90th percentile wage$23.87
 Top Employing Industries
Public Administration2,22039.5%
Education and Health Services2,04036.2%
Other Services74013.1%
Leisure and Hospitality57010.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services2,040$15.22
Leisure and Hospitality570$14.55
Financial Activities20$14.47
Public Administration2,220$12.75
Recreation Workers (39-9032)
Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.50 $13.98  -$0.47
2019$12.80+5.5%$13.25 +5.5%-$0.45
2018$12.32+3.9%$12.76 +3.9%-$0.43
2017$11.92+3.3%$12.35 +3.3%-$0.42
2016$11.52+3.5%$11.93 +3.5%-$0.40
2015$11.32+1.7%$11.73 +1.7%-$0.40
2014$11.10+2.0%$11.49 +2.0%-$0.39
2013$10.96+1.3%$11.35 +1.3%-$0.38
2012$10.80+1.5%$11.18 +1.5%-$0.38
2011$10.65+1.4%$11.03 +1.4%-$0.37
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.50 $23.93  -$10.43
2019$12.80+5.5%$22.96 +4.2%-$10.16
2018$12.32+3.9%$22.26 +3.1%-$9.94
2017$11.92+3.3%$21.66 +2.8%-$9.73
2016$11.52+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%-$9.64
2015$11.32+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%-$9.40
2014$11.10+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$9.18
2013$10.96+1.3%$19.87 +2.1%-$8.91
2012$10.80+1.5%$19.53 +1.7%-$8.73
2011$10.65+1.4%$19.23 +1.6%-$8.57

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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