Communications Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 20 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  3. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  4. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  5. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  6. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  7. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  8. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  9. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  10. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  11. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  12. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  13. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  14. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  15. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  16. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  17. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  18. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  19. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  20. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Communications Employment

Connecticut 4,290
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Connecticut

5,580 5,270 5,090 4,600 4,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Communications is a shrinking field in Connecticut. There were 1,290 less communications professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for communications professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$47,920 $49,430 $51,485 $53,572 $52,908
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries paid to communications professionals are increasing in Connecticut. Communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,920 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,908 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$26,713
25th percentile
$33,158
50th percentile
$44,008
75th percentile
$60,673
90th percentile
$91,213

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Connecticut state, within the field of communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid communications professionals earn 241% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Advertising
$78,280
Business
$108,165
Communications
$52,908
Creative Writing
$67,380
Fashion Marketing
$72,505
Marketing
$97,163
Public Relations
$87,990
Visual Communications
$54,145

Communications professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
6
bachelor
16
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total27

As the number of communications professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited communications schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In 2006, 833 students graduated from communications courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 630 students graduated.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. A majority of these graduates, or 59%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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