August 25, 2016

Connecticut’s Jobs and Wages by Industry Since 2008

The following chart compares the jobs gained and lost in Connecticut by industry since 2008 (in blue) and the average annual wage for each industry (in green).  It is based on data from the Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL).  As the chart shows, the largest gains over this timeframe were in educational and health services, while the largest losses were in manufacturing. 

For more details, including descriptions of the industry sectors, visit DOL’s website.

Note: Wage data is from 2014 because it is the most recent available data