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State of Connecticut (1Q 2022)
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Estimated Employment4,500
Mean wage$15.95
Entry wage$13.59
10th percentile wage$12.70
50th percentile wage$15.11
90th percentile wage$19.22
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Percent
Food and Beverage Stores1,10024.4%
Administrative and Support Services1,04023.2%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods3307.2%
General Merchandise Stores3207.1%
 Best Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Median Wage
Truck Transportation  $22.95
Warehousing and Storage  $19.22
Primary Metal Manufacturing10  $18.68
General Merchandise Stores320  $18.33
Packers and Packagers, Hand (53-7064)
Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
Median Wage History
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
Occupational Group
Difference
Current  $15.11 $18.80 -$3.69
2021$14.39+5.0%$17.90+5.0%-$3.51
2020$13.79+4.3%$17.16+4.3%-$3.36
2019$13.23+4.3%$16.46+4.3%-$3.23
2018$12.71+4.1%$15.82+4.1%-$3.10
2017$12.25+3.8%$15.25+3.8%-$2.99
2016$11.87+3.2%$14.77+3.2%-$2.89
2015$11.54+2.9%$14.36+2.9%-$2.81
2014$11.27+2.4%$14.02+2.4%-$2.75
2013$10.99+2.5%$13.68+2.5%-$2.68
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
All Occupations
Difference
Current  $15.11 $24.37 -$9.26
2021$14.39+5.0%$23.42+4.0%-$9.03
2020$13.79+4.3%$22.62+3.5%-$8.82
2019$13.23+4.3%$21.98+2.9%-$8.74
2018$12.71+4.1%$21.34+3.0%-$8.62
2017$12.25+3.8%$20.73+2.9%-$8.47
2016$11.87+3.2%$20.24+2.4%-$8.37
2015$11.54+2.9%$19.73+2.6%-$8.19
2014$11.27+2.4%$19.31+2.2%-$8.04
2013$10.99+2.5%$18.96+1.9%-$7.96

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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