Health Science Schools In Connecticut

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited health science schools in Connecticut. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Health Science Employment

Connecticut 95,620
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Connecticut

92,660 92,520 94,390 92,770 76,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 16,250 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 18% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$66,380 $66,400 $74,913 $75,952 $80,934
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Connecticut. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $66,380 per year, and in 2010 they made $80,934 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$49,649
25th percentile
$55,836
50th percentile
$62,315
75th percentile
$71,582
90th percentile
$80,849

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 42% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Biology
$70,167
Biomedical Engineering
$82,010
Health Information
$38,450
Health Information Management
$72,915
Health Science
$78,038
Sonography
$74,770
X Ray Technician
$60,870

In Connecticut, health science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
7
master
8
doctor
6
Certificate
5
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited health science schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006 there were 167 health science graduates from health science courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 168 graduates.

Thus there was a 1% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. Most of these graduates, or 29%, earned an master's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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