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Norwich-New London LMA (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment150
Mean wage$14.75
Entry wage$11.81
10th percentile wage$11.39
50th percentile wage$13.21
90th percentile wage$19.22
Top Employing Industries
Other Services9057.1%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Other Services9012.89
Animal Caretakers (39-2021)
Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise provide care to promote and maintain the well-being of pets and other animals that are not raised for consumption, such as dogs, cats, race horses, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. Excludes Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers (31-9096) and Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals (45-2093).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$13.21 $11.83  $1.38
2019$12.52+5.5%$11.21 +5.5%$1.31
2018$12.05+3.9%$10.79 +3.9%$1.26
2017$11.67+3.3%$10.45 +3.3%$1.22
2016$11.27+3.5%$10.10 +3.5%$1.18
2015$11.08+1.7%$9.92 +1.7%$1.16
2014$10.86+2.0%$9.73 +2.0%$1.13
2013$10.72+1.3%$9.60 +1.3%$1.12
2012$10.57+1.5%$9.46 +1.5%$1.10
2011$10.42+1.4%$9.33 +1.4%$1.09
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$13.21 $21.00  -$7.79
2019$12.52+5.5%$20.15 +4.2%-$7.62
2018$12.05+3.9%$19.53 +3.1%-$7.48
2017$11.67+3.3%$19.01 +2.8%-$7.34
2016$11.27+3.5%$18.58 +2.3%-$7.30
2015$11.08+1.7%$18.19 +2.1%-$7.10
2014$10.86+2.0%$17.80 +2.2%-$6.93
2013$10.72+1.3%$17.44 +2.1%-$6.71
2012$10.57+1.5%$17.14 +1.7%-$6.57
2011$10.42+1.4%$16.87 +1.6%-$6.45
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
Hartford $13.59920
New Haven $13.22310
Norwich-New London $13.21150
Bridgeport-Stamford $13.12710
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $13.59920
Bridgeport-Stamford $13.12710
New Haven $13.22310
Danbury $12.91160
Wages in other areas
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