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Estimated employment3,760
Mean wage41.00
Entry wage30.38
10th percentile wage29.20
50th percentile wage40.18
90th percentile wage56.15
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services3,69098.3%
Public Adminsitration401.0%
Professional and Business Services
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration4042.33
Education and Health Services3,69041.01
Professional and Business Services37.78
Physical Therapists (29-1123)
Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$41.00 $40.58  $0.42
2013$40.87+.3%$40.45 +.3%$0.42
2012$40.09+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%$0.42
2011$39.31+2.0%$38.90 +2.0%$0.41
2010$38.70+1.6%$38.30 +1.6%$0.40
2009$38.02+1.8%$37.63 +1.8%$0.39
2008$37.61+1.1%$37.22 +1.1%$0.39
2007$36.49+3.1%$36.12 +3.1%$0.38
2006$35.27+3.5%$34.91 +3.5%$0.37
2005$33.92+4.0%$33.56 +4.0%$0.35
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$41.00 $26.43  $14.58
2013$40.87+.3%$26.36 +.3%$14.51
2012$40.09+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$14.26
2011$39.31+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$13.92
2010$38.70+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$13.71
2009$38.02+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$13.46
2008$37.61+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$13.38
2007$36.49+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$12.88
2006$35.27+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$12.41
2005$33.92+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$11.77

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
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