Connecticut Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Connecticut

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Fast Facts for Writers in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Bridgeport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and New Haven
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Hartford

Salaries for Writers in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Bridgeport

Schools for Writers in Connecticut are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Connecticut

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More Connecticut Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Capital Community College Hartford Associate 3,726
Central Connecticut State University New Britain Doctorate 12,106
Connecticut College New London Masters 1,869
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic Masters 5,137
Fairfield University Fairfield Masters 5,024
Manchester Community College Manchester Associate 6,484
Mitchell College New London Bachelor 894
Quinnipiac University Hamden Doctorate & First Professional 7,216
Sacred Heart University Fairfield Doctorate 5,801
Saint Joseph College West Hartford Masters 1,773
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven Doctorate 11,930
Trinity College Hartford Masters 2,526
University of Connecticut Storrs Doctorate & First Professional 23,692
University of Hartford West Hartford Doctorate 7,290
University of New Haven West Haven Doctorate 4,774
Wesleyan University Middletown Doctorate 3,222
Western Connecticut State University Danbury Doctorate 6,211
Yale University New Haven Doctorate 11,454

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Writers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Hartford 170 $59100 0.92
West Hartford 170 $59100 0.92
East Hartford 170 $59100 0.92
New Haven 100 $0 1.19
Bridgeport 170 $51940 1.3
Stamford 170 $51940 1.3
Norwalk 170 $51940 1.3
Danbury 50 $56420 1.82
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