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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment2,170
Mean wage$24.06
Entry wage$15.54
10th percentile wage$14.02
50th percentile wage$22.00
90th percentile wage$39.22
 Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,00045.9%
Professional and Business Services40018.4%
Public Administration1607.2%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration160$25.56
Financial Activities20$23.24
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,000$21.76
Dispatchers ex. Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032)
Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$22.00 $21.72  $0.28
2019$21.08+4.4%$20.81 +4.4%$0.27
2018$20.36+3.5%$20.10 +3.5%$0.26
2017$19.84+2.6%$19.59 +2.6%$0.25
2016$19.24+3.1%$19.00 +3.1%$0.24
2015$18.77+2.5%$18.53 +2.5%$0.24
2014$18.40+2.0%$18.17 +2.0%$0.23
2013$18.03+2.0%$17.80 +2.0%$0.23
2012$17.73+1.7%$17.50 +1.7%$0.23
2011$17.40+1.8%$17.18 +1.8%$0.22
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$22.00 $23.93  -$1.93
2019$21.08+4.4%$22.96 +4.2%-$1.87
2018$20.36+3.5%$22.26 +3.1%-$1.89
2017$19.84+2.6%$21.66 +2.8%-$1.82
2016$19.24+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%-$1.92
2015$18.77+2.5%$20.73 +2.1%-$1.95
2014$18.40+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$1.88
2013$18.03+2.0%$19.87 +2.1%-$1.84
2012$17.73+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%-$1.80
2011$17.40+1.8%$19.23 +1.6%-$1.82

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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