Technology in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Connecticut

Approximately 1.6% of graduates in of Connecticut receive technology degrees every year. Thus, Connecticut's 41 technology schools put out approximately 1,305 technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut with a technology program is Yale University, which is located in New Haven. In 2010, it was ranked 2nd nationwide. In 2010, Yale University graduated 43 students from its technology program. Yale University charged in-state students $38,300 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a technology program is Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in Middletown. 12 students graduated with degree in technology from Wesleyan University in 2010. Tuition at Wesleyan University was $42,084 per year.

University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 221 students graduated from University of Connecticut technology program. University of Connecticut charged in-state students $10,416 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Connecticut technology school, average tuition will be $12,141 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,000 per year to $42,084 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wesleyan University - located in Middletown, students are charged $42,084 per year
  2. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
  3. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year

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

  1. United States Coast Guard Academy - located in New London, students are charged $3,000 per year
  2. Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
  3. Three Rivers Community College - located in Norwich, students are charged $3,386 per year

A technology degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut technology professionals:

  1. Hartford County - 700 technology professionals
  2. Fairfield County - 440 technology professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 280 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,150 technology professionals will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of technology professionals to grow by 9%.


On average, technology professionals earn $70,210 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Connecticut had varying salaries from $18,500 to $118,330 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for technology professionals:

  1. Fairfield County - $72,547 per year
  2. Litchfield County - $72,470 per year
  3. Hartford County - $70,525 per year

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

  1. Middlesex County - $59,190 per year
  2. New London County - $65,900 per year
  3. Hartford County - $70,525 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $75,790 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $64,630 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $75,790 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $64,630 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Connecticut
  • Certificate in Technology in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,345 miles from location Eli Whitney Technical High School Hamden CT n/a n/a n/a
5,338 miles from location Albert I Prince Technical High School Hartford CT n/a n/a n/a
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,341 miles from location Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT 61.3421 35% 12,461
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,343 miles from location Quinnipiac University Hamden CT 68.9993 17% 7,758
5,333 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester CT 9.89282 n/a 7,366
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,343 miles from location Gateway Community College New Haven CT 8.87725 n/a 6,847
5,354 miles from location Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury CT 8.54755 n/a 6,725
5,368 miles from location Norwalk Community College Norwalk CT 9.78902 n/a 6,685
5,371 miles from location Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT 56.3583 39% 6,617
5,358 miles from location Sacred Heart University Bridgeport CT 30.6854 20% 6,023
5,345 miles from location University of New Haven West Haven CT 58.8755 34% 5,770
5,313 miles from location Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic CT 28.5665 42% 5,610
5,355 miles from location Housatonic Community College Bridgeport CT 7.60466 n/a 5,609
5,355 miles from location University of Bridgeport Bridgeport CT 46.4473 10% 5,103
5,358 miles from location Fairfield University Fairfield CT 72.6181 17% 5,074
5,305 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Norwich CT 9.14921 n/a 4,561
5,345 miles from location Tunxis Community College Farmington CT 8.99111 n/a 4,496
5,337 miles from location Capital Community College Hartford CT 7.14867 n/a 4,280
5,333 miles from location Wesleyan University Middletown CT 83.6527 32% 3,148
5,331 miles from location Middlesex Community College Middletown CT 6.54757 n/a 2,914
5,354 miles from location Post University Waterbury CT 44.4482 34% 2,590
5,298 miles from location Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson CT 10.6065 n/a 2,110
5,341 miles from location Charter Oak State College New Britain CT 0.248495 n/a 2,079
5,344 miles from location Albertus Magnus College New Haven CT 48.4967 27% 2,023
5,303 miles from location Connecticut College New London CT 37.5239 29% 1,911
5,335 miles from location Asnuntuck Community College Enfield CT 13.8169 n/a 1,808
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
5,303 miles from location United States Coast Guard Academy New London CT 39.0029 72% 973
5,348 miles from location Lincoln College of New England Southington CT 13.8677 n/a 779
5,337 miles from location Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc Hartford CT 0.0896448 n/a 750
5,356 miles from location St Vincent's College Bridgeport CT 22.0815 82% 531
5,339 miles from location Fox Institute of Business W Hartford CT 21.9524 n/a 455
5,357 miles from location Butler Business School Inc Bridgeport CT 21.6736 n/a 296
5,302 miles from location Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute New London CT 19.9409 n/a 262
5,345 miles from location Paier College of Art Inc Hamden CT 24.0661 n/a 227
5,354 miles from location Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing Bridgeport CT 36.5016 n/a 151
5,365 miles from location Sanford-Brown College-Farmington Farmington CT 14.3954 n/a 93
5,314 miles from location Windham Memorial Hospital-Radiologic Technology Program Willimantic CT 41.987 100% 14

Curious what studying Technology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Instructional Coordinators + 1,490 $75,790 53.6%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 580 $64,630 -40.2%

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