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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment550
Mean wage$21.07
Entry wage$14.72
10th percentile wage$13.32
50th percentile wage$20.82
90th percentile wage$29.93
 Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities34061.6%
Professional and Business Services6011.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Professional and Business Services60$23.75
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities340$18.96
Order Clerks (43-4151)
Receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Generally receives orders via mail, phone, fax, or other electronic means. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints. Excludes "Dispatchers ex. Police, Fire, and Ambulance" (43-5032) who both dispatch and take orders for services.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.82 $21.72  -$0.89
2019$19.95+4.4%$20.81 +4.4%-$0.86
2018$19.27+3.5%$20.10 +3.5%-$0.83
2017$18.78+2.6%$19.59 +2.6%-$0.81
2016$18.21+3.1%$19.00 +3.1%-$0.78
2015$17.76+2.5%$18.53 +2.5%-$0.76
2014$17.41+2.0%$18.17 +2.0%-$0.75
2013$17.06+2.0%$17.80 +2.0%-$0.73
2012$16.77+1.7%$17.50 +1.7%-$0.72
2011$16.47+1.8%$17.18 +1.8%-$0.71
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.82 $23.93  -$3.11
2019$19.95+4.4%$22.96 +4.2%-$3.00
2018$19.27+3.5%$22.26 +3.1%-$2.99
2017$18.78+2.6%$21.66 +2.8%-$2.88
2016$18.21+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%-$2.95
2015$17.76+2.5%$20.73 +2.1%-$2.96
2014$17.41+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$2.86
2013$17.06+2.0%$19.87 +2.1%-$2.80
2012$16.77+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%-$2.75
2011$16.47+1.8%$19.23 +1.6%-$2.75

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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