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Estimated employment3,600
Mean wage20.51
Entry wage15.41
10th percentile wage14.78
50th percentile wage20.15
90th percentile wage27.81
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Professional and Business Services1,49041.3%
Financial Activities78021.8%
Education and Health Services72020.0%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities48013.3%
Public Adminsitration601.6%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration6023.17
Other Services2022.01
Financial Activities78021.37
Education and Health Services72021.04
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities48020.36
Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account; preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond; initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection; keeping records of collection and status of accounts.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$20.51 $19.79  $0.73
2013$20.40+.6%$19.67 +.6%$0.72
2012$19.99+2.0%$19.28 +2.0%$0.71
2011$19.65+1.7%$18.95 +1.7%$0.70
2010$19.29+1.8%$18.61 +1.8%$0.69
2009$18.99+1.6%$18.31 +1.6%$0.67
2008$18.63+1.9%$17.97 +1.9%$0.66
2007$18.12+2.8%$17.48 +2.8%$0.64
2006$17.54+3.3%$16.92 +3.3%$0.62
2005$16.98+3.3%$16.38 +3.3%$0.60
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$20.51 $26.43  -$5.91
2013$20.40+.6%$26.36 +.3%-$5.96
2012$19.99+2.0%$25.83 +2.1%-$5.83
2011$19.65+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%-$5.73
2010$19.29+1.8%$24.99 +1.6%-$5.69
2009$18.99+1.6%$24.57 +1.7%-$5.57
2008$18.63+1.9%$24.23 +1.4%-$5.60
2007$18.12+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$5.49
2006$17.54+3.3%$22.86 +3.3%-$5.31
2005$16.98+3.3%$22.15 +3.2%-$5.16

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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