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Estimated employment7,290
Mean wage63.30
Entry wage33.95
10th percentile wage29.99
50th percentile wage56.73
90th percentile wageN/A
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities2,59035.4%
Professional and Business Services1,63022.3%
Financial Activities1,59021.8%
Leisure and Hospitality2102.8%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities1,59070.87
Education and Health Services2063.93
Professional and Business Services1,63063.90
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities2,59061.65
Sales Managers (11-2022)
Direct the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$63.30 $60.58  $2.72
2013$63.09+.3%$60.38 +.3%$2.71
2012$61.57+2.5%$58.92 +2.5%$2.65
2011$60.57+1.7%$57.96 +1.7%$2.60
2010$59.62+1.6%$57.06 +1.6%$2.56
2009$58.35+2.2%$55.85 +2.2%$2.51
2008$57.93+.7%$55.44 +.7%$2.49
2007$56.14+3.2%$53.73 +3.2%$2.41
2006$54.30+3.4%$51.96 +3.4%$2.33
2005$52.67+3.1%$50.40 +3.1%$2.26
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$63.30 $26.43  $36.88
2013$63.09+.3%$26.36 +.3%$36.73
2012$61.57+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$35.74
2011$60.57+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%$35.18
2010$59.62+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$34.63
2009$58.35+2.2%$24.57 +1.7%$33.79
2008$57.93+.7%$24.23 +1.4%$33.70
2007$56.14+3.2%$23.61 +2.6%$32.53
2006$54.30+3.4%$22.86 +3.3%$31.44
2005$52.67+3.1%$22.15 +3.2%$30.51

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 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
State of Connecticut, Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000
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