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Hartford LMA (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment530
Mean wage$20.13
Entry wage$14.11
10th percentile wage$13.46
50th percentile wage$18.36
90th percentile wage$30.70
Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities203.0%
Other Services
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Other Services27.37
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities2013.65
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operator/Tender (51-9124)
Set up, operate, or tend spraying or rolling machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products incl. glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Includes painters of transportation vehicles such as painters in auto body repair facilities. Excludes Plating Machine Setters, Operator/Tender, Metal/Plastic (51-4193).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$18.36 $21.32  -$2.96
2019$17.62+4.2%$20.46 +4.2%-$2.84
2018$17.12+2.9%$19.88 +2.9%-$2.75
2017$16.60+3.1%$19.28 +3.1%-$2.67
2016$16.15+2.8%$18.75 +2.8%-$2.60
2015$15.77+2.4%$18.31 +2.4%-$2.54
2014$15.41+2.3%$17.89 +2.3%-$2.48
2013$15.12+1.9%$17.55 +1.9%-$2.43
2012$14.87+1.7%$17.26 +1.7%-$2.39
2011$14.63+1.6%$16.99 +1.6%-$2.35
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$18.36 $24.96  -$6.60
2019$17.62+4.2%$23.95 +4.2%-$6.32
2018$17.12+2.9%$23.22 +3.1%-$6.10
2017$16.60+3.1%$22.60 +2.8%-$5.99
2016$16.15+2.8%$22.08 +2.3%-$5.93
2015$15.77+2.4%$21.62 +2.1%-$5.85
2014$15.41+2.3%$21.16 +2.2%-$5.74
2013$15.12+1.9%$20.73 +2.1%-$5.61
2012$14.87+1.7%$20.37 +1.7%-$5.50
2011$14.63+1.6%$20.05 +1.6%-$5.42
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.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London $26.7560
Bridgeport-Stamford $25.96410
New Haven $19.24300
Danbury $18.6560
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $18.36530
Bridgeport-Stamford $25.96410
New Haven $19.24300
Waterbury $17.77120
Wages in other areas
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