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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment7,390
Mean wage$36.15
Entry wage$27.28
10th percentile wage$26.25
50th percentile wage$35.01
90th percentile wage$49.10
 Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services2,51034.0%
Financial Activities1,56021.2%
Professional and Business Services1,48020.0%
Public Administration93012.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Financial Activities1,560$38.56
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities210$38.20
Professional and Business Services1,480$36.10
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants (43-6011)
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests, as well as performing routine administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff. Excludes Secretaries (43-6012 through 43-6014).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$35.01 $21.72  $13.29
2019$33.55+4.4%$20.81 +4.4%$12.73
2018$32.40+3.5%$20.10 +3.5%$12.30
2017$31.57+2.6%$19.59 +2.6%$11.99
2016$30.62+3.1%$19.00 +3.1%$11.62
2015$29.87+2.5%$18.53 +2.5%$11.34
2014$29.28+2.0%$18.17 +2.0%$11.12
2013$28.70+2.0%$17.80 +2.0%$10.89
2012$28.21+1.7%$17.50 +1.7%$10.71
2011$27.70+1.8%$17.18 +1.8%$10.51
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$35.01 $23.93  $11.08
2019$33.55+4.4%$22.96 +4.2%$10.59
2018$32.40+3.5%$22.26 +3.1%$10.14
2017$31.57+2.6%$21.66 +2.8%$9.91
2016$30.62+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%$9.45
2015$29.87+2.5%$20.73 +2.1%$9.14
2014$29.28+2.0%$20.28 +2.2%$9.00
2013$28.70+2.0%$19.87 +2.1%$8.82
2012$28.21+1.7%$19.53 +1.7%$8.68
2011$27.70+1.8%$19.23 +1.6%$8.47

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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