English in Connecticut

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Schools Offering English Programs in Connecticut


Around 1.2% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. Thus, Connecticut's 16 English schools put out approximately 991 english professionals each year.

Top Schools

Yale University, which is located in New Haven, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a English program. It received a ranking of 2nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Yale University graduated 137 students from its English program. Students at Yale University paid $38,300 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a English program is Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in Middletown. In 2010, Wesleyan University graduated 49 students from its English program. Students at Wesleyan University paid $42,084 per year in tuition fees.

University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a English program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Connecticut graduated 236 students from its English programs. The tuition rate at University of Connecticut was $10,416 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Connecticut's English schools ranges from $42,420 per year to $7,861 per year. But, the average tuition is $23,977 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut English schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Trinity College - located in Hartford, students are charged $42,420 per year
  2. Wesleyan University - located in Middletown, students are charged $42,084 per year
  3. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year

The English schools in Connecticut that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Central Connecticut State University - located in New Britain, students are charged $7,861 per year
  2. Western Connecticut State University - located in Danbury, students are charged $7,909 per year
  3. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year

An English degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

The largest populations of Connecticut english professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 650 english professionals
  2. Fairfield County - 420 english professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 250 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 4,270 english professionals will be working in Connecticut. This would require the number of english professional to grow by 8%.

Salary

On average, english professionals earn a salary of $59,933 per year in Connecticut state. In 2010, however, some Connecticut english professional earned as little as less than $20,460 per year or as much as more than $110,320 per year. English professionals in the following Connecticut counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Fairfield County - $61,050 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $59,620 per year
  3. Hartford County - $59,433 per year

English professionals in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Windham County - $38,660 per year
  2. New London County - $58,230 per year
  3. Hartford County - $59,433 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Creative Writer - $67,380 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $61,890 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $50,530 per year

On average, the lowest paid english professionals in Connecticut were:

  1. Technical Writer - $61,890 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $50,530 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in English in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Connecticut

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 790 $50,530 -44.8%
2
Technical Writers 650 $61,890 -14.5%
3
Writers and Authors 510 $67,380 -20.3%
 

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