Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Connecticut


Trade Schools in Connecticut

When they consider the costs and time, many people in today's economy feel that returning to school to improve their job skills is impossible. Trade schools in Connecticut offer a viable solution: Learn a new career or improve your current one without the years that may be necessary for bachelor's or associate degree programs. The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration lists several rapidly-growing vocations that require only education from vocational schools. Here are three fast-growing fields, with salaries and future projections:

  1. Skin care specialists: The May 2009 median annual salary in Connecticut was $29,700 with 26 percent projected growth for 2008 to 2018.
  2. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay: The May 2009 median annual salary in Connecticut was $71,000, compared to $62,300 nationwide. The 22 percent projected growth for 2008 to 2018 is higher than the national projected growth rate of 12 percent.
  3. Sound engineering technicians: The May 2009 median salary was $42,100 with 20 percent projected growth for 2008 to 2018, compared to the projected national growth rate of 6 percent.

Trade schools in Connecticut and the highest household income in the country

The median home price average from 2007 to 2009 in Connecticut was $295,800, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the Constitution State's median household income is the highest in the country at $64,900. The unemployment rate in Connecticut was at 9 percent for December 2010. The skills you learn in trade schools in Connecticut could help you be competitive in this state.


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            Other Career Colleges & Vocational Schools in Connecticut

            Albertus Magnus College
            New Haven, Connecticut www.albertus.edu
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            Bridgeport, Connecticut www.bridgeporthospital.org/Education/
            Brio Academy of Cosmetology
            Meriden, Connecticut www.brioacademy.edu
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            New Haven, Connecticut www.brioacademy.edu
            Butler Business School Inc
            Bridgeport, Connecticut www.butlerbusiness.org
            Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy
            Westport, CT www.ccmt.edu
            Connecticut Institute of Hair Design
            Wolcott, CT
            Connecticut School of Electronics
            Branford, Connecticut www.ctschoolofelectronics.com
            Connecticut Training Centers Inc
            East Hartford, CT
            Fox Institute of Business
            West Hartford, Connecticut www.foxinstitute.com
            Industrial Management Training Institute
            Waterbury, Connecticut www.imtiusa.com
            New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut
            Somers, Connecticut www.nettts.com
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            North Haven, Connecticut (a Paul Mitchell partner school) www.northhavenacademy.com
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            Stratford, Connecticut; also branch locations www.porterchester.com
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            New London, Connecticut www.ridley.edu
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            Bridgeport, Connecticut www.stvincentscollege.edu
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            Hamden, Connecticut www.stoneacademy.com
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