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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment17,050
Mean wage$24.10
Entry wage$17.00
10th percentile wage$15.61
50th percentile wage$23.45
90th percentile wage$33.60
 Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services4,53026.6%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities3,68021.6%
Education and Health Services2,15012.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration720$27.76
Education and Health Services2,150$24.22
Financial Activities1,230$24.15
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (43-3051).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$23.45 $21.72  $1.73
2019$22.47+4.4%$20.81 +4.4%$1.66
2018$21.70+3.5%$20.10 +3.5%$1.60
2017$21.15+2.6%$19.59 +2.6%$1.56
2016$20.51+3.1%$19.00 +3.1%$1.51
2015$20.00+2.5%$18.53 +2.5%$1.48
2014$19.61+2.0%$18.17 +2.0%$1.45
2013$19.22+2.0%$17.80 +2.0%$1.42
2012$18.89+1.7%$17.50 +1.7%$1.39
2011$18.55+1.8%$17.18 +1.8%$1.37
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$23.45 $23.93  -$0.47
2019$22.47+4.4%$22.96 +4.2%-$0.48
2018$21.70+3.5%$22.26 +3.1%-$0.55
2017$21.15+2.6%$21.66 +2.8%-$0.51
2016$20.51+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%-$0.65
2015$20.00+2.5%$20.73 +2.1%-$0.72
2014$19.61+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$0.67
2013$19.22+2.0%$19.87 +2.1%-$0.65
2012$18.89+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%-$0.63
2011$18.55+1.8%$19.23 +1.6%-$0.67

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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