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Small Business Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 4 accredited small business schools where small business faculty who teach small business classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of small business and small business training in Connecticut, which includes small business training at the following levels:


  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Small Business Employment

Connecticut 29,080
National 1,708,080

Approximately 2% of the country's small business professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Connecticut

22,940 27,170 29,380 29,840 29,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of small business professionals is growing in Connecticut. 6,140 more small business professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of small business has grown by 27% in Connecticut. This growth is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$118,290 $118,330 $123,430 $129,980 $139,080
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by small business professionals is increasing in Connecticut. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $118,290 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $139,080 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Connecticut

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, small business professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid small business professionals earning 117% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Connecticut, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


As the number of small business professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited small business schools in Connecticut state is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a associate's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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