Forensic Science Schools In Connecticut

There is only one accredited forensic science school in Connecticut for faculty who teach forensic science classes to choose from. The trends in Connecticut's forensic science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic science includes forensic science training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Connecticut 70
National 12,390

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

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Connecticut

90 90 90 No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, forensic science is a shrinking field. 20 less forensic science professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic science has shrunk by 22% in Connecticut. This is faster than the trend for forensic science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$64,520 $67,360 $68,370 No data $67,570
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic science professionals is increasing in Connecticut. Forensic science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,520 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,570 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$45,170
25th percentile
$55,560
50th percentile
$66,380
75th percentile
$81,110
90th percentile
$88,870

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Connecticut state, within the field of forensic science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic science professionals earn 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Computer Forensics
$71,435
Criminal Justice
$51,913
Criminology
$74,525
Forensic Accounting
$74,350
Forensic Nursing
$100,935
Forensic Psychology
$81,810
Forensic Science
$67,570

In Connecticut, forensic science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

The number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic science school in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006 there were 107 forensic science graduates from forensic science courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 112 graduates.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of forensic science degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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