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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment1,080
Mean wage$25.28
Entry wage$19.26
10th percentile wage$17.62
50th percentile wage$24.21
90th percentile wage$30.52
 Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,080100%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,080$24.21
Postal Service Clerks (43-5051)
Perform any combination of tasks in a United States Postal Service (USPS) post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage. Includes postal service clerks employed by USPS contractors.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.21 $21.72  $2.49
2019$23.20+4.4%$20.81 +4.4%$2.39
2018$22.41+3.5%$20.10 +3.5%$2.30
2017$21.83+2.6%$19.59 +2.6%$2.25
2016$21.18+3.1%$19.00 +3.1%$2.18
2015$20.65+2.5%$18.53 +2.5%$2.12
2014$20.25+2.0%$18.17 +2.0%$2.08
2013$19.84+2.0%$17.80 +2.0%$2.04
2012$19.51+1.7%$17.50 +1.7%$2.01
2011$19.15+1.8%$17.18 +1.8%$1.97
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.21 $23.93  $0.28
2019$23.20+4.4%$22.96 +4.2%$0.24
2018$22.41+3.5%$22.26 +3.1%$0.15
2017$21.83+2.6%$21.66 +2.8%$0.17
2016$21.18+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%$0.01
2015$20.65+2.5%$20.73 +2.1%-$0.07
2014$20.25+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%-$0.03
2013$19.84+2.0%$19.87 +2.1%-$0.03
2012$19.51+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%-$0.02
2011$19.15+1.8%$19.23 +1.6%-$0.07

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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