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Science Technicians in Connecticut

Want to work in Connecticut as a Science Technician? Read this first!

8.2% Jobs Projection
$59,960 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Science Technicians in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Science Technicians in Connecticut is growing faster than average.

  • Science Technicians in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in Connecticut?

There were approximately 560 workers employed as Science Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 740 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Science Technicians in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Science Technicians than average.

Science Technicians in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Science Technicians: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Science Technicians job openings in Connecticut, and 790 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $43,310 to $83,000 with $59,960 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.82 to $39.91. The median hourly rate was $28.83.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.25 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.58.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Science Technicians Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Science Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Science Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 220 $63,210
Worcester, MA-CT 200 $65,050
Springfield, MA-CT 110 $51,240
New Haven, CT 80 $54,470

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

Below are the states where Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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Occupation CT Employment Total
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 270
Forensic Science Technicians 90

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