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.

Cost

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%.

Salary

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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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,490 $75,790 53.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 580 $64,630 -40.2%
 

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