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Norwich-New London LMA (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment620
Mean wage$19.98
Entry wage$13.37
10th percentile wage$12.35
50th percentile wage$20.04
90th percentile wage$28.51
Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services41065.7%
Public Administration15023.6%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration15026.74
Education and Health Services41018.44
Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093)
Assist other social and human service providers in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work incl. support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care. Excludes Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015), Psychiatric Technicians (29-2053), Personal Care Aides (31-1122), and Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs (43-4061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.04 $28.50  -$8.46
2019$19.40+3.3%$27.59 +3.3%-$8.19
2018$18.89+2.7%$26.87 +2.7%-$7.97
2017$18.46+2.4%$26.25 +2.4%-$7.79
2016$18.17+1.6%$25.84 +1.6%-$7.66
2015$17.82+2.0%$25.34 +2.0%-$7.52
2014$17.49+1.9%$24.87 +1.9%-$7.38
2013$17.15+1.9%$24.39 +1.9%-$7.24
2012$16.82+2.0%$23.92 +2.0%-$7.10
2011$16.56+1.6%$23.55 +1.6%-$6.98
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.04 $21.00  -$0.95
2019$19.40+3.3%$20.15 +4.2%-$0.74
2018$18.89+2.7%$19.53 +3.1%-$0.64
2017$18.46+2.4%$19.01 +2.8%-$0.55
2016$18.17+1.6%$18.58 +2.3%-$0.40
2015$17.82+2.0%$18.19 +2.1%-$0.36
2014$17.49+1.9%$17.80 +2.2%-$0.31
2013$17.15+1.9%$17.44 +2.1%-$0.28
2012$16.82+2.0%$17.14 +1.7%-$0.32
2011$16.56+1.6%$16.87 +1.6%-$0.31
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
Bridgeport-Stamford $22.062,110
Hartford $20.473,040
Norwich-New London $20.04620
New Haven $18.311,170
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $20.473,040
Bridgeport-Stamford $22.062,110
New Haven $18.311,170
Waterbury $15.52680
Wages in other areas
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