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Estimated employment4,710
Mean wage34.54
Entry wage17.60
10th percentile wage16.23
50th percentile wage27.04
90th percentile wage58.97
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities4,60097.8%
Professional and Business Services1002.2%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities4,60034.69
Professional and Business Services100
Insurance Sales Agents (41-3021)
Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$34.54 $21.91  $12.63
2013$34.69-+.4%$22.01 -+.4%$12.68
2012$33.85+2.5%$21.47 +2.5%$12.38
2011$33.16+2.1%$21.04 +2.1%$12.13
2010$32.51+2.0%$20.62 +2.0%$11.88
2009$31.76+2.4%$20.15 +2.4%$11.61
2008$31.61+.5%$20.05 +.5%$11.56
2007$31.55+.2%$20.01 +.2%$11.54
2006$30.68+2.8%$19.46 +2.8%$11.22
2005$29.90+2.6%$18.97 +2.6%$10.93
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$34.54 $26.43  $8.11
2013$34.69-+.4%$26.36 +.3%$8.33
2012$33.85+2.5%$25.83 +2.1%$8.02
2011$33.16+2.1%$25.38 +1.7%$7.78
2010$32.51+2.0%$24.99 +1.6%$7.52
2009$31.76+2.4%$24.57 +1.7%$7.19
2008$31.61+.5%$24.23 +1.4%$7.38
2007$31.55+.2%$23.61 +2.6%$7.94
2006$30.68+2.8%$22.86 +3.3%$7.82
2005$29.90+2.6%$22.15 +3.2%$7.75

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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