Average Teacher Salary in Connecticut

Connecticut teacher salaries are some of the highest average salaries in the nation, with a 2009 figure of $64,773. This salary increased 3.9 percent over the 2008 teaching salary in Connecticut of $62,345. The 2008 teaching salary is 2.3 percent higher than the 2007 average salary of $60,943.

Teaching salaries in Connecticut are higher than the national average salary of $49,720 in 2009, and the 2008 salary of $48,353. The percentage increase in Connecticut teacher salaries from 2008 to 2009 was higher than the national average increase of 2.8 percent.

Teacher salaries in Connecticut ranked 4th in the nation in 2009, a slight drop from their standing the previous two years. The average teacher salary in Connecticut ranked 3rd in both 2007 and 2008. Connecticut teacher salaries averaged a 6.2 percent increase overall for the 2007 through 2009 period.

The average teacher salaries in Connecticut have been increasing steadily though the 2007-2009 period. The following Connecticut teacher salary schedule summarizes this information:

Average Salary Percent Change
Rank 2009 Rank 2008 Rank 2007 2008 to 2009 2007 to 2008 2007 to 2009
Connecticut 4 $64,773.33 3 $62,345.00 3 $60,943.33 3.89% 2.30% 6.28%

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Financial Data for Connecticut

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $3,341,632,232
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $1,263,359,301
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $122,446,936
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $8,558
  • Total current expenditures per student: $14,404

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $6,560
  • Federal revenue per student: $737

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $-1
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $5,130,008,260
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $34,129,655
  • Federal grants through state: $372,046,684

Connecticut School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Achievement First Hartford Academy 26 10 to 1
395 Lyme St
Hartford, CT 6112
860-695-5280
Amistad Academy District 63 10 to 1
407 James St
New Haven, CT 6513
203-773-0390
Andover School District 32 11 to 1
35 School Rd
Andover, CT 6232
860-742-7339
Ansonia School District 201 14 to 1
42 Grove St
Ansonia, CT 6401
203-736-5095
Area Cooperative Educational School District 273 8 to 1
350 State St
North Haven, CT 6473
203-498-6817
Ashford School District 50 10 to 1
440 Westford Rd
Ashford, CT 6278
860-429-1927
Avon School District 271 13 to 1
34 Simsbury Rd
Avon, CT 6001
860-404-4700
Barkhamsted School District 25 14 to 1
65 Riplaceey Hill Rd
Barkhamsted, CT 6063
860-738-4016
Berlin School District 270 12 to 1
238 Kensington Rd
Berlin, CT 6037
860-828-6581
Bethany School District 49 11 to 1
44 Peck Rd
Bethany, CT 6524
203-393-1170
Bethel School District 268 12 to 1
1 School St
Bethel, CT 6801
203-794-8601
Bloomfield School District 226 10 to 1
11 Turkey Hill Rd
Bloomfield, CT 6002
860-769-4211
Bolton School District 83 10 to 1
Notch Rd
Bolton, CT 6043
860-643-1569
Bozrah School District 25 10 to 1
8 Bozrah St
Bozrah, CT 6334
860-887-4873
Branford School District 306 11 to 1
1111 Main St
Branford, CT 6405
203-315-7800
Bridgeport School District 1,617 13 to 1
45 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 6604
203-576-7302
Bristol School District 683 13 to 1
129 Church St
Bristol, CT 6011
860-584-7002
Brookfield School District 221 13 to 1
100 Pocono Rd
Brookfield, CT 6804
203-775-7620
Brooklyn School District 75 13 to 1
119 Gorman Rd
Brooklyn, CT 6234
860-774-9153
Canaan School District 14 6 to 1
47 Main St
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-824-7791
Canterbury School District 50 12 to 1
45 Westminster Rd
Canterbury, CT 6331
860-546-6950
Canton School District 134 13 to 1
39 Dyer Ave
Canton, CT 6019
860-693-7704
Capitol Region Education County School District 423 8 to 1
111 Charter Oak Ave
Hartford, CT 6106
860-524-4063
Chaplin School District 24 7 to 1
304 Parish Hill Rd
Chaplin, CT 6235
860-455-9306
Charter School For Young Children 11 13 to 1
1265 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT 6106
860-244-3111
Cheshire School District 384 13 to 1
29 Main St
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-250-2400
Chester School District 32 10 to 1
Winthrop Rd
Deep River, CT 6417
860-526-2417
Clinton School District 193 11 to 1
137-b Glenwood Circlecle
Clinton, CT 6413
860-664-6500
Colchester School District 260 12 to 1
127 Norwich Ave
Colchester, CT 6415
860-537-7267
Colebrook School District 12 10 to 1
452 Smith Hill Rd
Colebrook, CT 6021
860-379-2179
Columbia School District 59 10 to 1
3 Schoolhouse Rd
Columbia, CT 6237
860-228-9493
Common Ground High School District 16 10 to 1
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT 6515
203-389-4333
Cooperative Educational Services 135 6 to 1
40 Lindeman Dr
Trumbull, CT 6611
203-365-8803
Cornwall School District 17 7 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-672-6617
Coventry School District 161 12 to 1
1700 Main St
Coventry, CT 6238
860-742-7317
Cromwell School District 172 12 to 1
9 Mann Memorial Dr
Cromwell, CT 6416
860-632-4830
Danbury School District 774 13 to 1
63 Beaver Brook Rd
Danbury, CT 6810
203-797-4701
Darien School District 445 11 to 1
2 Renshaw Rd
Darien, CT 6820
203-656-7400
Deep River School District 35 10 to 1
Winthrop Rd
Deep River, CT 6417
860-526-2417
Derby School District 113 13 to 1
1 Elizabeth St
Derby, CT 6418
203-736-5027
East Granby School District 76 12 to 1
33 Turkey Hills Rd
East Granby, CT 6026
860-653-6486
East Haddam School District 117 12 to 1
26 Placeains Rd
Moodus, CT 6469
860-873-5090
East Hampton School District 167 12 to 1
94 Main St
East Hampton, CT 6424
860-365-4000
East Hartford School District 638 11 to 1
31 School St
East Hartford, CT 6108
860-622-5107
East Haven School District 302 12 to 1
35 Wheelbarrow Ln
East Haven, CT 6513
203-468-3261
East Lyme School District 258 12 to 1
Boston Post Rd
East Lyme, CT 6333
860-739-3966
East Windsor School District 120 12 to 1
47 Rye St
East Windsor, CT 6016
860-623-3346
Eastern Connecticut Regional School District 58 3 to 1
376 Hartford Turnpike
Hampton, CT 6247
860-455-0707
Eastford School District 17 11 to 1
12 Westford Rd
Eastford, CT 6242
860-974-1130
Easton School District 97 12 to 1
605 Main St
Monroe, CT 6468
203-261-2513
Education Connection 17 12 to 1
345 Main St
Danbury, CT 6810
860-567-0863
Ellington School District 193 14 to 1
47 Main St
Ellington, CT 6029
860-896-2300
Elm City College 49 10 to 1
403 James St
New Haven, CT 6513
203-773-0390
Enfield School District 534 12 to 1
27 Shaker Rd
Enfield, CT 6082
860-253-6500
Essex School District 50 12 to 1
Winthrop Rd
Deep River, CT 6417
860-526-2417
Explorations District 8 11 to 1
286 Main St
Winsted, CT 6098
860-738-9070
Fairfield School District 878 11 to 1
785 Unquowa Rd
Fairfield, CT 6825
203-255-8371
Farmington School District 352 12 to 1
1 Monteith Dr
Farmington, CT 6032
860-673-8270
Franklin School District 22 10 to 1
206 Pond Rd
North Franklin, CT 6254
860-642-7063
Glastonbury School District 526 13 to 1
232 Williams St
Glastonbury, CT 6033
860-652-7961
Granby School District 166 14 to 1
15b North Granby Rd
Granby, CT 6035
860-844-5250
Greenwich School District 829 11 to 1
Havemeyer Building
Greenwich, CT 6830
203-625-7400
Griswold School District 174 12 to 1
267 Slater Ave
Griswold, CT 6351
860-376-7600
Groton School District 464 11 to 1
1300 Flanders Rd
Mystic, CT 6355
860-572-2120
Guilford School District 317 12 to 1
701 New England Rd
Guilford, CT 6437
203-453-8200
Hamden School District 520 12 to 1
60 Putnam Ave
Hamden, CT 6517
203-407-2000
Hampton School District 15 10 to 1
304 Parish Hill Rd
Chaplin, CT 6235
860-455-9306
Hartford School District 1,915 11 to 1
153 Market St
Hartford, CT 6103
860-695-8000
Hartland School District 22 11 to 1
30 South Rd
East Hartland, CT 6027
860-653-7207
Hebron School District 91 13 to 1
33 Pendleton Dr
Hebron, CT 6248
860-228-9417
Highville Mustard Seed Charter School 22 14 to 1
130 Leederhill Dr
Hamden, CT 6517
203-287-0528
Integrated Day Charter School 23 14 to 1
68 Thermos Ave
Norwich, CT 6360
860-892-1900
Interdistrict School For Arts And Communication 18 10 to 1
3 Garvin St
New London, CT 6320
860-447-1003
Jumoke Academy District 28 15 to 1
250 Blue Hills Ave
Hartford, CT 6112
860-527-0575
Kent School District 29 10 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-927-3537
Killingly School District 243 11 to 1
369 Main St
Danielson, CT 6239
860-779-6600
Learn 115 9 to 1
44 Hatchetts Hill Rd
Old Lyme, CT 6371
860-434-4800
Lebanon School District 125 12 to 1
891 Exeter Rd
Lebanon, CT 6249
860-642-7795
Ledyard School District 230 12 to 1
4 Blonder Blvd
Ledyard, CT 6339
860-464-9255
Lisbon School District 49 12 to 1
15 Newent Rd
Lisbon, CT 6351
860-376-5565
Litchfield School District 110 11 to 1
35 Placeumb Hill Rd
Litchfield, CT 6759
860-567-7500
Madison School District 308 12 to 1
10 Campus Dr
Madison, CT 6443
203-245-6300
Manchester School District 603 11 to 1
45 North School St
Manchester, CT 6040
860-647-3441
Mansfield School District 131 10 to 1
4 South Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 6268
860-429-3350
Marlborough School District 51 13 to 1
25 School Dr
Marlborough, CT 6447
860-295-6236
Meriden School District 677 13 to 1
22 Liberty St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-630-4171
Middletown School District 437 12 to 1
311 Hunting Hill Ave
Middletown, CT 6457
860-638-1401
Milford School District 654 11 to 1
70 West River St
Milford, CT 6460
203-783-3402
Monroe School District 309 13 to 1
375 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, CT 6468
203-452-6501
Montville School District 245 11 to 1
Old Colchester Rd
Oakdale, CT 6370
860-848-1228
Naugatuck School District 383 13 to 1
380 Church St
Naugatuck, CT 6770
203-720-5265
New Beginningsincorporated 29 13 to 1
510 Barnum Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6608
203-384-2897
New Britain School District 789 13 to 1
272 Main St
New Britain, CT 6050
860-827-2200
New Canaan School District 376 11 to 1
39 Locust Ave
New Canaan, CT 6840
203-594-4000
New Fairfield School District 234 13 to 1
3 Brush Hill Rd
New Fairfield, CT 6812
203-312-5770
New Hartford School District 52 12 to 1
530 Main St
New Hartford, CT 6057
860-379-8546
New Haven School District 1,753 11 to 1
140 Dewitt St
New Haven, CT 6519
203-946-8888
New London School District 278 11 to 1
134 Williams St
New London, CT 6320
860-447-6000
New Milford School District 377 13 to 1
50 East St
New Milford, CT 6776
860-355-8406
Newington School District 352 13 to 1
131 Cedar St
Newington, CT 6111
860-665-8610
Newtown School District 418 13 to 1
4 Fairfield Circlecle Sout
Newtown, CT 6470
203-426-7620
Norfolk School District 16 10 to 1
128 Greenwoods Rd Eas
Norfolk, CT 6058
860-542-5553
North Branford School Distric 185 13 to 1
1388 Middletown Ave
Northford, CT 6472
203-484-1440
North Canaan School District 35 10 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-824-5149
North Haven School District 308 12 to 1
5 Linsley St
North Haven, CT 6473
203-239-2581
North Stonington School District 84 10 to 1
297 Norwich/westerly Rd
North Stonington, CT 6359
860-535-2800
Norwalk School District 905 12 to 1
125 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 6852
203-854-4001
Norwich Free Academy 175 14 to 1
305 Brdway
Norwich, CT 6360
860-887-2004
Norwich School District 301 13 to 1
90 Town St
Norwich, CT 6360
860-823-4200
Odyssey Community School District 17 11 to 1
579 West Middle Turnpik
Manchester, CT 6040
860-645-1234
Old Saybrook School District 148 11 to 1
50 Sheffield St
Old Saybrook, CT 6475
860-395-3157
Orange School District 120 11 to 1
637 Orange Center Rd
Orange, CT 6477
203-891-8020
Oxford School District 145 14 to 1
1 Great Hill Rd
Oxford, CT 6478
203-888-7754
Park City Prep Charter School 15 15 to 1
510 Barnum Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6608
646-591-4356
Plainfield School District 212 13 to 1
651 Norwich Rd
Plainfield, CT 6374
860-564-6403
Plainville School District 227 11 to 1
47 Roberoute Holcomb Way
Plainville, CT 6062
860-793-3200
Plymouth School District 143 13 to 1
77 Main St
Terryville, CT 6786
860-314-8005
Pomfret School District 46 12 to 1
20 Pomfret St
Pomfret Center, CT 6259
860-928-2718
Portland School District 115 12 to 1
264 Main St
Portland, CT 6480
860-342-6790
Preston School District 45 11 to 1
325 Shetucket Turnpike
Preston, CT 6365
860-889-6098
Putnam School District 107 12 to 1
126 Church St
Putnam, CT 6260
860-963-6900
Redding School District 119 11 to 1
605 Main St
Monroe, CT 6468
203-261-2513
Regional School District 01 56 10 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-824-0855
Regional School District 04 92 10 to 1
Winthrop Rd
Deep River, CT 6417
860-526-2417
Regional School District 05 213 12 to 1
25 Newton Rd
Woodbridge, CT 6525
203-397-4811
Regional School District 06 98 11 to 1
98 Wamogo Rd
Litchfield, CT 6759
860-567-7400
Regional School District 07 101 12 to 1
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 6098
860-379-1084
Regional School District 08 154 11 to 1
33 Pendleton Dr
Hebron, CT 6248
860-228-9417
Regional School District 09 91 11 to 1
605 Main St
Monroe, CT 6468
203-261-2513
Regional School District 10 226 13 to 1
24 Lyon Rd
Burlington, CT 6013
860-673-2538
Regional School District 11 35 9 to 1
304 Parish Hill Rd
Chaplin, CT 6235
860-455-9306
Regional School District 12 109 9 to 1
11a School St
Washington Depot, CT 6794
860-868-6100
Regional School District 13 191 11 to 1
135-a Pickett Ln
Durham, CT 6422
860-349-7200
Regional School District 14 174 12 to 1
5 Minortown Ln
Woodbury, CT 6798
203-263-4339
Regional School District 15 343 13 to 1
286 Whittemore Rd
Middlebury, CT 6762
203-758-8258
Regional School District 16 206 13 to 1
207 New Haven Rd
Prospect, CT 6712
203-758-6671
Regional School District 17 212 12 to 1
95 Little City Rd
Higganum, CT 6441
860-345-4534
Regional School District 18 152 10 to 1
4 Davis Rd West
Old Lyme, CT 6371
860-434-7238
Regional School District 19 114 10 to 1
1235 Storrs Rd
Storrs, CT 6268
860-487-1862
Ridgefield School District 413 13 to 1
70 Prospect St
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-431-2800
Rocky Hill School District 209 13 to 1
761 Old Main St
Rocky Hill, CT 6067
860-258-7701
Salem School District 50 11 to 1
200 Hartford Rd
Salem, CT 6420
860-859-0267
Salisbury School District 37 9 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-435-9871
Scotland School District 18 11 to 1
304 Parish Hill Rd
Chaplin, CT 6235
860-455-9306
Seymour School District 196 13 to 1
98 Bank St
Seymour, CT 6483
203-888-4564
Sharon School District 30 7 to 1
246 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 6031
860-364-5153
Shelton School District 403 14 to 1
124 Meadow St
Shelton, CT 6484
203-924-1023
Sherman School District 42 11 to 1
2 Route 37 East
Sherman, CT 6784
860-355-3793
Side By Side Community School 16 15 to 1
10 Chestnut St
South Norwalk, CT 6854
203-857-0306
Simsbury School District 383 13 to 1
933 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT 6070
860-651-3361
Somers School District 143 12 to 1
Ninth District Rd
Somers, CT 6071
860-749-2270
South Windsor School District 381 13 to 1
1737 Main St
South Windsor, CT 6074
860-291-1205
Southington School District 544 13 to 1
49 Beecher St
Southington, CT 6489
860-628-3202
Sprague School District 31 11 to 1
25 Scotland Rd
Baltic, CT 6330
860-822-8086
Stafford School District 166 12 to 1
263 East St Route 1
Stafford Springs, CT 6076
860-684-4211
Stamford Academy 16 8 to 1
229 North St
Stamford, CT 6092
203-977-5690
Stamford School District 1,363 11 to 1
888 Washington Boulevar
Stamford, CT 6901
203-977-4543
State Vocational-technical School 1,158 9 to 1
25 Industrial Park Rd
Middletown, CT 6457
860-807-2200
Stonington School District 210 12 to 1
49 North Stonington Rd
Old Mystic, CT 6372
860-572-0506
Stratford School District 566 13 to 1
1000 East Brdway
Stratford, CT 6615
203-385-4210
Suffield School District 210 12 to 1
350 Mountain Rd
Suffield, CT 6078
860-668-3800
The Bridge Academy District 21 12 to 1
510 Barnum Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6608
203-336-9999
The Gilbert School 40 10 to 1
200 Williams Ave
Winsted, CT 6098
860-379-6163
Thomaston School District 103 12 to 1
158 Main St
Thomaston, CT 6787
860-283-6560
Thompson School District 114 12 to 1
785 Riverside Dr
North Grosvenorda, CT 6255
860-923-9581
Tolland School District 238 13 to 1
51 Tolland Green
Tolland, CT 6084
860-870-7737
Torrington School District 374 12 to 1
355 Migeon Ave
Torrington, CT 6790
860-489-2327
Trailblazers Academy District 21 7 to 1
1 Bridge St
Stamford, CT 6901
203-977-5690
Trumbull School District 528 13 to 1
6254 Main St
Trumbull, CT 6611
203-452-4301
Unified School District #1 202 5 to 1
24 Wolcott Hill Rd
Wethersfield, CT 6109
860-692-7537
Unified School District #2 91 2 to 1
505 Hudson St
Hartford, CT 6106
860-550-6416
Union School District 7 11 to 1
18 Kinney Hollow Rd
Union, CT 6076
860-684-3146
Vernon School District 321 11 to 1
30 Park St
Vernon, CT 6066
860-870-6000
Voluntown School District 32 9 to 1
195 Main St
Voluntown, CT 6384
860-376-9167
Wallingford School District 572 12 to 1
142 Hope Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 6492
203-949-6500
Waterbury School District 1,494 12 to 1
236 Grand St
Waterbury, CT 6702
203-574-8004
Waterford School District 247 12 to 1
15 Rope Ferry Rd
Waterford, CT 6385
860-444-5870
Watertown School District 246 14 to 1
10 Deforest St
Watertown, CT 6795
860-945-4801
West Hartford School District 861 12 to 1
28 South Main St
West Hartford, CT 6107
860-523-3500
West Haven School District 531 12 to 1
25 Ogden St
West Haven, CT 6516
203-937-4300
Westbrook School District 98 10 to 1
105 Goodspeed Dr
Westbrook, CT 6498
860-399-6432
Weston School District 228 11 to 1
24 School Rd
Weston, CT 6883
203-291-1401
Westport School District 558 10 to 1
110 Myrtle Ave
Westport, CT 6880
203-341-1025
Wethersfield School District 291 13 to 1
51 Willow St
Wethersfield, CT 6109
860-571-8110
Willington School District 58 10 to 1
40 Old Farms Rd
Willington, CT 6279
860-487-3130
Wilton School District 353 12 to 1
395 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT 6897
203-762-3381
Winchester School District 95 11 to 1
30 Elm St
Winsted, CT 6098
860-379-0706
Windham School District 322 11 to 1
322 Prospect St
Willimantic, CT 6226
860-465-2310
Windsor Locks School District 180 10 to 1
58 South Elm St
Windsor Locks, CT 6096
860-292-5000
Windsor School District 390 10 to 1
601 Matianuck Ave
Windsor, CT 6095
860-687-2000
Wolcott School District 232 12 to 1
154 Center St
Wolcott, CT 6716
203-879-8183
Woodbridge School District 75 10 to 1
4 Meeting House Ln
Woodbridge, CT 6525
203-387-6631
Woodstock Academy 91 13 to 1
57 Academy Rd
Woodstock, CT 6281
860-928-6575
Woodstock School District 69 13 to 1
147 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 6281
860-928-7453