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Torrington LMA (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment200
Mean wage$19.58
Entry wage$16.29
10th percentile wage$15.17
50th percentile wage$19.55
90th percentile wage$24.56
Top Employing Industries
Education and Health Services240116.7%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services24019.58
Medical Assistants (31-9092)
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Excludes "Physician Assistants" (29-1071).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$19.55 $16.86  $2.69
2019$18.53+5.5%$15.98 +5.5%$2.55
2018$17.84+3.9%$15.38 +3.9%$2.45
2017$17.27+3.3%$14.89 +3.3%$2.38
2016$16.68+3.5%$14.39 +3.5%$2.30
2015$16.40+1.7%$14.14 +1.7%$2.26
2014$16.07+2.0%$13.86 +2.0%$2.21
2013$15.87+1.3%$13.68 +1.3%$2.18
2012$15.64+1.5%$13.49 +1.5%$2.15
2011$15.42+1.4%$13.30 +1.4%$2.12
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$19.55 $21.09  -$1.54
2019$18.53+5.5%$20.23 +4.2%-$1.70
2018$17.84+3.9%$19.62 +3.1%-$1.77
2017$17.27+3.3%$19.09 +2.8%-$1.82
2016$16.68+3.5%$18.66 +2.3%-$1.97
2015$16.40+1.7%$18.27 +2.1%-$1.86
2014$16.07+2.0%$17.88 +2.2%-$1.80
2013$15.87+1.3%$17.51 +2.1%-$1.64
2012$15.64+1.5%$17.21 +1.7%-$1.57
2011$15.42+1.4%$16.94 +1.6%-$1.52
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
Torrington $19.55200
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Torrington $19.55200
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