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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Connecticut

562 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,055 Avg Salary
$24,329 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in ConnecticutEducation is the #14 most popular major in Connecticut with 562 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Education Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Connecticut ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Education Majors After Graduation

After graduation, education majors from schools in Connecticut earn an average salary of $35,055 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 12% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a education degree is $34,031. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Connecticut  35,055
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70,200
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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70,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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70,200

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Connecticut

The following colleges produce the highest paid education graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Connecticut

Western Connecticut State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. WestConn is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Danbury.

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Trinity College

Hartford, CT

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Trinity College. Trinity Bantams is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Hartford.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Central Connecticut State University. CCSU is a large public school located in the large suburb of New Britain.

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University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of West Hartford, Uhart is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Southern Connecticut State University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. SCSU is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of New Haven.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Eastern Connecticut State University. ECSU is a small public school located in the fringe town of Willimantic.

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University of Connecticut landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the New England Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 235
Maine 32 397
Rhode Island 32 404
Massachusetts 32 1,818
New Hampshire 31 431

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 246
Teacher Education Subject Specific 212
Special Education 89
Other Education 14
Instructional Media Design 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,583
Psychology 1,907
Communication & Journalism 1,308
History 457
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 347

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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