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State of Connecticut (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment3,600
Mean wage$19.33
Entry wage$11.85
10th percentile wage$11.47
50th percentile wage$17.71
90th percentile wage$31.15
 Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,66046.2%
Leisure and Hospitality1,57043.5%
Other Services702.0%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities1,660$20.77
Other Services70$18.47
Leisure and Hospitality1,570$12.61
Driver/Sales Workers (53-3031)
Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products incl. restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery. Includes newspaper delivery drivers. Excludes "Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers" (49-9091) and "Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers" (53-3033).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.71 $16.89  $0.82
2019$16.68+6.2%$15.91 +6.2%$0.77
2018$16.08+3.7%$15.34 +3.7%$0.74
2017$15.54+3.5%$14.82 +3.5%$0.72
2016$15.02+3.5%$14.32 +3.5%$0.70
2015$14.67+2.4%$13.99 +2.4%$0.68
2014$14.34+2.3%$13.67 +2.3%$0.66
2013$14.11+1.6%$13.45 +1.6%$0.65
2012$13.78+2.4%$13.14 +2.4%$0.64
2011$13.61+1.2%$12.98 +1.2%$0.63
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.71 $23.93  -$6.21
2019$16.68+6.2%$22.96 +4.2%-$6.27
2018$16.08+3.7%$22.26 +3.1%-$6.17
2017$15.54+3.5%$21.66 +2.8%-$6.12
2016$15.02+3.5%$21.17 +2.3%-$6.15
2015$14.67+2.4%$20.73 +2.1%-$6.06
2014$14.34+2.3%$20.28 +2.2%-$5.94
2013$14.11+1.6%$19.87 +2.1%-$5.76
2012$13.78+2.4%$19.53 +1.7%-$5.75
2011$13.61+1.2%$19.23 +1.6%-$5.61

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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