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Teacher Jobs in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut currently employs 43,805 public school teachers at an entry salary of $42,924, however, there is a need for more teachers to work with the state's 554,437 students. Teachers certified to teach students grades 6 and up in subjects like math, science, TESOL, and technology are needed. Due to distribution of students, teachers may have more opportunity for employment in the larger school districts like Hartford Public Schools, Bridgeport Public Schools, and New Haven Public Schools.

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Connecticut Teacher Salary & Employment

Total Employed

15,930

Salary Range

$61,030 - $103,480

Elementary school teachers have a salary range between $61,030 to $103,480 a year in Connecticut. There are around fifteen thousand employed elementary school teachers. Read about what it takes to become an elementary school teacher.

Elementary School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Danbury 910 $74,430
Waterbury 900 $69,670
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 4,770 $77,040
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 4,550 $83,590
New Haven 2,410 $78,490

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Elementary School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2021)

Total Employed

710

Salary Range

$64,710 - $118,740

English teachers have a salary range between $64,710 to $118,740 a year in Connecticut, with over 710 employed in the state. See details on how to become an english teacher.

English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 310 $83,270
New Haven 190 $88,420
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 120 $79,030

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1123)

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Total Employed

15,820

Salary Range

$60,820 - $105,110

As a high school teacher in Connecticut you can expect to make between $60,820 - $105,110. There are around fifteen thousand employed high school teachers. Take the next step and learn to how to become a high school teacher.

High School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Danbury 900 $77,340
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 4,810 $76,010
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 3,840 $85,710
New Haven 2,780 $77,460
Waterbury 1,050 $72,790

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for High School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2031)

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Total Employed

340

Salary Range

$65,030 - $127,130

In Connecticut, a history teacher's salary may range from $65,030 to $127,130. There are around 340 employed history teachers. Get more information about becoming a history teacher.

History Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 40 $82,240
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 110 $95,480
New Haven - $79,200

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for History Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1125)

Total Employed

1,470

Salary Range

$60,550 - $105,620

Kindergarten teachers in Connecticut, can earn between $60,550 to $105,620 a year. There are around a thousand employed kindergarten teachers. Read about what it takes to become a kindergarten teacher.

Kindergarten Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Danbury 60 $70,240
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 450 $84,270
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 440 $78,060
New Haven 220 $78,150
Waterbury 100 $72,630

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Kindergarten Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2012)

Math teacher requirements vary by state

Total Employed

42,080

Salary Range

$60,550 - $116,910

As a math teacher in Connecticut you can expect to make between $60,550 - $116,910. Connecticut is home to about forty thousand math teachers. See our guide on how to become a math teacher.

Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 70 $78,180
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 260 $80,630
New Haven 120 $79,350

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1022)

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Total Employed

3,150

Salary Range

$22,880 - $81,830

P.e. teachers have a salary range between $22,880 to $81,830 a year in Connecticut. Connecticut is home to about three thousand p.e. teachers. See our guide on how to become a p.e. teacher.

Coaches and Scouts
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 760 $47,080
New Haven 540 $43,870
Danbury 150 $45,870
Waterbury 130 $47,260
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1,170 $49,160

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Coaches and Scouts (SOC Code: 27-2022)

Total Employed

6,510

Salary Range

$29,870 - $74,340

In Connecticut, a preschool teacher's salary may range from $29,870 to $74,340, with over 6,510 employed in the state. See details on how to become a preschool teacher.

Preschool Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Waterbury 320 $49,840
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 2,370 $43,540
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 2,080 $44,390
New Haven 1,000 $39,210
Danbury - $34,290

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Preschool Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2011)

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Total Employed

4,990

Salary Range

$44,630 - $170,460

As a school administrator in Connecticut you can expect to make between $44,630 - $170,460. Connecticut is home to about four thousand school administrators. Take the next step and learn to how to become a school administrator.

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Waterbury 60 $71,160
Danbury 50 $44,490
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 280 $61,880
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 250 $68,170
New Haven 100 $52,110

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (SOC Code: 11-9031)

Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
New Haven 610 $129,950
Waterbury 230 $113,070
Danbury 210 $138,800
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1,360 $125,190
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1,080 $143,890

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School (SOC Code: 11-9032)

Total Employed

4,240

Salary Range

$44,980 - $99,400

School counselors in Connecticut, can earn between $44,980 to $99,400 a year, with over 4,240 employed in the state. See our guide on how to become a school counselor.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 970 $63,300
New Haven 710 $69,640
Waterbury 180 $69,700
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1,180 $63,850
Danbury 110 $70,990

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (SOC Code: 21-1012)

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Total Employed

3,000

Salary Range

$54,950 - $102,690

In Connecticut, a special education teacher's salary may range from $54,950 to $102,690. Connecticut is home to about three thousand special education teachers. Interested in becoming a special education teacher?

Special Education Teachers (Preschool)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 80 $66,800
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 60 $63,430

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Preschool) (SOC Code: 25-2051)

Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 860 $78,490
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 780 $79,330
Danbury 70 $74,440
New Haven 510 $76,610
Waterbury 160 $71,150

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School) (SOC Code: 25-2052)

Largest School Districts in Connecticut

School District Schools Teachers
New Haven Public Schools 47 1,646
Hartford Public Schools 50 1,601
Waterbury Public Schools 32 1,415
Bridgeport Public Schools 41 1,348
Stamford Public Schools 21 1,242
Fairfield Ludlowe High School 17 825
Norwalk School District 19 811
West Hartford Public Schools 19 781
Greenwich Public Schools 15 762
Danbury School District 19 722
New Britain Public Schools 18 691
Meriden Board of Education 12 582
Bristol Public Schools 14 550
Milford Public Schools 13 549
East Hartford High School 16 544
Manchester School District 15 532
Westport School District 9 514
Stratford High School (Connecticut) 15 504
Southington School District 11 502
Trumbull High School 10 494
Glastonbury School District 9 485
Wallingford School District 15 484
Hamden School District 11 479
West Haven Board of Education 9 474
Enfield School District 12 437
Darien Public Schools 7 419
Groton Public Schools 11 406
Ridgefield Public Schools 10 396
Newtown Public Schools 9 390
Middletown School District 12 362
South Windsor Public Schools 8 347
Shelton Public Schools 8 345
Torrington School District 7 344
New Canaan School District 5 343
Simsbury School District 7 331
Cheshire Public Schools 8 331
Wilton School District 4 329
New Milford High School (Connecticut) 7 328
Farmington High School 8 320
Windsor Public Schools 6 313
Newington Public School System 7 309
Naugatuck Public School 11 306
Regional School District 15 7 304
Windham School District 9 302
Vernon School District 8 298
Guilford School District 7 282
Branford School District 6 277
Madison School District 7 265
North Haven School District 6 263
Wethersfield School District 7 259

Data obtained from the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey 2014

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