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Estimated employment7,580
Mean wage13.87
Entry wage10.30
10th percentile wage9.35
50th percentile wage13.47
90th percentile wage18.35
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services7,51099.1%
Public Adminsitration300.4%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration3018.98
Education and Health Services7,51013.86
Home Health Aides (31-1011)
Provide routine, personal healthcare, such as bathing, dressing, or grooming, to elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in the home of patients or in a residential care facility.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$13.87 $16.25  -$2.38
2013$13.84+.2%$16.23 +.2%-$2.38
2012$13.67+1.3%$16.02 +1.3%-$2.35
2011$13.47+1.5%$15.79 +1.5%-$2.31
2010$13.28+1.4%$15.57 +1.4%-$2.28
2009$13.14+1.1%$15.40 +1.1%-$2.26
2008$12.88+2.0%$15.10 +2.0%-$2.21
2007$12.53+2.8%$14.69 +2.8%-$2.15
2006$12.04+4.1%$14.11 +4.1%-$2.07
2005$11.70+2.9%$13.72 +2.9%-$2.01
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$13.87 $26.43  -$12.56
2013$13.84+.2%$26.36 +.3%-$12.51
2012$13.67+1.3%$25.83 +2.1%-$12.16
2011$13.47+1.5%$25.38 +1.7%-$11.91
2010$13.28+1.4%$24.99 +1.6%-$11.70
2009$13.14+1.1%$24.57 +1.7%-$11.42
2008$12.88+2.0%$24.23 +1.4%-$11.35
2007$12.53+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$11.08
2006$12.04+4.1%$22.86 +3.3%-$10.81
2005$11.70+2.9%$22.15 +3.2%-$10.45

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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