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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

17,960

Salary Range

$59,570 - $104,300

Elementary school teachers have a salary range between $59,570 to $104,300 a year in Connecticut. There are around seventeen thousand employed elementary school teachers. Read about what it takes to become an elementary school teacher.

Elementary School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Danbury 990 $81,840
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 5 $73,990
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 4 $80,690
New Haven 3 $74,710
Norwich, New London, Westerly 1 $69,610
Waterbury 1 $84,660

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

Total Employed

840

Salary Range

$62,060 - $116,020

English teachers have a salary range between $62,060 to $116,020 a year in Connecticut, with over 840 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 420 $79,940
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 160 $84,500
New Haven 150 $73,010

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

Total Employed

14,890

Salary Range

$57,930 - $106,540

As a high school teacher in Connecticut you can expect to make between $57,930 - $106,540. There are around fourteen thousand employed high school teachers. Take the next step and learn to how to become a high school teacher.

High School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Waterbury 980 $76,180
Danbury 710 $83,890
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 4 $72,130
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 3 $83,760
New Haven 2 $78,450
Norwich, New London, Westerly 1 $69,820

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

Total Employed

300

Salary Range

$68,170 - $134,710

In Connecticut, a history teacher's salary may range from $68,170 to $134,710. There are around 300 employed history teachers. Get more information about becoming a history teacher.

History Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 160 $85,040
New Haven 50 $93,180
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 40 $99,130

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

Total Employed

1,610

Salary Range

$56,860 - $101,770

Kindergarten teachers in Connecticut, can earn between $56,860 to $101,770 a year. There are around a thousand employed kindergarten teachers. Read about what it takes to become a kindergarten teacher.

Kindergarten Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 450 $70,660
New Haven 400 $70,920
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 370 $78,250
Norwich, New London, Westerly 120 $71,520
Danbury 110 $75,830
Waterbury 100 $80,800

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

Total Employed

44,370

Salary Range

$56,860 - $123,800

As a math teacher in Connecticut you can expect to make between $56,860 - $123,800. 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
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 320 $88,890
New Haven 180 $71,690
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 80 $88,840

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

Total Employed

5,280

Salary Range

$27,020 - $81,450

P.e. teachers have a salary range between $27,020 to $81,450 a year in Connecticut. Connecticut is home to about five thousand p.e. teachers. See our guide on how to become a p.e. teacher.

Coaches and Scouts
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
New Haven 840 $45,340
Danbury 390 $50,330
Norwich, New London, Westerly 190 $37,680
Waterbury 130 $41,290
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1 $49,110
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1 $47,120

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

Total Employed

6,160

Salary Range

$25,290 - $58,550

In Connecticut, a preschool teacher's salary may range from $25,290 to $58,550, with over 6,160 employed in the state. See details on how to become a preschool teacher.

Preschool Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
New Haven 950 $31,690
Danbury 450 $33,510
Norwich, New London, Westerly 320 $31,440
Waterbury 300 $41,370
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 2 $34,230
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1 $40,900

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

Total Employed

4,700

Salary Range

$40,760 - $164,840

As a school administrator in Connecticut you can expect to make between $40,760 - $164,840. 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
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 250 $74,680
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 240 $51,560
New Haven 160 $52,250
Norwich, New London, Westerly 60 $59,320
Waterbury 40 $60,700

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 630 $120,760
Norwich, New London, Westerly 280 $132,190
Waterbury 230 $123,020
Danbury 150 $127,310
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1 $139,490
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1 $124,540

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

4,650

Salary Range

$39,950 - $99,510

School counselors in Connecticut, can earn between $39,950 to $99,510 a year, with over 4,650 employed in the state. See our guide on how to become a school counselor.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
New Haven 700 $59,300
Norwich, New London, Westerly 340 $60,090
Waterbury 290 $53,550
Danbury 100 $81,150
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1 $65,970
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1 $61,940

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

Total Employed

2,270

Salary Range

$53,270 - $99,530

School librarians have a salary range between $53,270 to $99,530 a year in Connecticut. Connecticut is home to about two thousand school librarians. Read about what it takes to become a school librarian.

Librarians
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 790 $70,450
New Haven 560 $66,640
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 500 $72,550
Norwich, New London, Westerly 180 $59,660
Waterbury 80 $66,810
Danbury 60 $74,700

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Librarians (SOC Code: 25-4021)

Total Employed

6,350

Salary Range

$49,070 - $126,510

In Connecticut, a special education teacher's salary may range from $49,070 to $126,510. Connecticut is home to about six thousand special education teachers. Interested in becoming a special education teacher?

Special Education Teachers (Preschool)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 130 $79,870
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 70 -
New Haven - $49,600

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 850 $81,620
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 790 $70,540
New Haven 620 $86,110
Norwich, New London, Westerly 180 $72,240
Danbury 170 $85,270
Waterbury 160 $92,090

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

Special Education Teachers (Middle School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 400 $71,650
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 240 $72,040
New Haven 170 $69,470
Norwich, New London, Westerly 130 $67,600
Waterbury 70 $80,550
Danbury 50 $61,960

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Middle School) (SOC Code: 25-2053)

Special Education Teachers (High School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 740 $78,480
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 550 $76,830
New Haven 320 $67,790
Norwich, New London, Westerly 160 $74,170
Danbury 130 $89,360
Waterbury 70 $87,370

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (High School) (SOC Code: 25-2054)

Total Employed

6,890

Salary Range

$24,470 - $46,580

In Connecticut, a substitute teacher's salary may range from $24,470 to $46,580. Connecticut is home to about six thousand substitute teachers. Read about what it takes to become a substitute teacher.

Substitute Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Waterbury 840 $30,200
New Haven 740 $30,140
Norwich, New London, Westerly 640 $30,660
Danbury 600 $37,510
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 1 $31,550
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 1 $33,430

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Substitute Teachers (SOC Code: 25-3098)

Total Employed

22,140

Salary Range

$23,760 - $45,550

In Connecticut, a teaching assistant's salary may range from $23,760 to $45,550. There are around twenty two thousand employed teaching assistants. Interested in becoming a teaching assistant?

Teacher Assistants
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Danbury 940 $32,090
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford 8 $28,710
Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk 4 $34,410
New Haven 3 $30,720
Norwich, New London, Westerly 1 $33,150
Waterbury 1 $35,220

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Teacher Assistants (SOC Code: 25-9041)

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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