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Teaching Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

Teaching faculty can choose to work at only one teaching school in Bridgeport. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the city of Bridgeport, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Teaching Employment

Bridgeport 11,210
Connecticut 51,240

Exactly 11,210 of Connecticut's 47,730 teaching professionals work in Bridgeport. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bridgeport, there has been a 14% decline in the number of teaching professionals. Overall employment in Bridgeport has also decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Teaching employment growth

48,980 56,930 57,580 54,320 47,730
13,080 13,560 14,110 13,220 11,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$63,734 $67,255 $69,232 $71,167 $73,421
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

In Bridgeport, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Bridgeport teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,421. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Bridgeport was $63,734 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bridgeport.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Bridgeport

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Bridgeport make a median yearly salary of $70,931. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 147%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,436 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $107,357 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average teaching professionals in Bridgeport earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bridgeport.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Bridgeport


There is only one accredited teaching school in the city. Many of Bridgeport's teaching professionals are graduates of this school.

Teaching Programs Offered In Bridgeport


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Bridgeport's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Bridgeport


In 2010 approximately 210 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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