Film Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 7 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the film academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in film training at the following levels:

  • Film Certificate
  • Associates degree in Film
  • Bachelors degree in Film
  • Masters degree in Film
  • PhD degree in Film


  1. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  3. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  4. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  5. Paier College of Art Inc

    20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06514-3902

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Film Employment

Connecticut 730
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Connecticut

200 760 890 860 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of film is growing. In Connecticut, 530 more film professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of film professionals has grown by 265%. This growth is faster than the national trend for film professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of film professionals working around the nation.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$43,490 $31,733 $15,750 $16,080 $18,373
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of film professionals is growing, the salaries earned by film professionals are decreasing. In 2006 film professionals made a mean salary of $43,490 per year, and in 2010 they made $18,373 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Connecticut

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This represents a 137% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of film. The pay differential between the highest paid film professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 216%

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited film schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006 there were 74 film graduates from film courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 98 graduates.

This represents a 32% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 45% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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