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State of Connecticut (1Q 2022)
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Estimated Employment14,650
Mean wage$26.59
Entry wage$20.42
10th percentile wage$18.91
50th percentile wage$24.81
90th percentile wage$37.99
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Percent
Truck Transportation3,74025.5%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods1,3309.1%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods1,0006.8%
Nonstore Retailers9806.7%
 Best Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Median Wage
Management of Companies and Enterprises20  $50.36
Couriers and Messengers600  $31.25
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction370  $31.03
Public Administration260  $30.92
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (53-3032)
Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers license. Includes tow truck drivers. Excludes Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors (53-7081).
Median Wage History
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
Occupational Group
Difference
Current  $24.81 $18.80 $6.01
2021$23.62+5.0%$17.90+5.0%$5.72
2020$22.65+4.3%$17.16+4.3%$5.49
2019$21.72+4.3%$16.46+4.3%$5.26
2018$20.88+4.1%$15.82+4.1%$5.06
2017$20.12+3.8%$15.25+3.8%$4.87
2016$19.49+3.2%$14.77+3.2%$4.72
2015$18.95+2.9%$14.36+2.9%$4.59
2014$18.50+2.4%$14.02+2.4%$4.48
2013$18.05+2.5%$13.68+2.5%$4.37
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
All Occupations
Difference
Current  $24.81 $24.37 $0.44
2021$23.62+5.0%$23.42+4.0%$0.20
2020$22.65+4.3%$22.62+3.5%$0.03
2019$21.72+4.3%$21.98+2.9%-$0.25
2018$20.88+4.1%$21.34+3.0%-$0.46
2017$20.12+3.8%$20.73+2.9%-$0.60
2016$19.49+3.2%$20.24+2.4%-$0.75
2015$18.95+2.9%$19.73+2.6%-$0.78
2014$18.50+2.4%$19.31+2.2%-$0.81
2013$18.05+2.5%$18.96+1.9%-$0.90

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2022

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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