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ERIC Number: ED516824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 115
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education: Building Connecticut's Workforce. Report on 2007-08 Graduates
Connecticut Department of Higher Education (NJ1)
The Departments of Labor and Higher Education, working in close collaboration with the constituent units of public higher education, present this comprehensive report on the employment of graduates of public colleges and universities. This report summarizes the employment and compensation experience of students who graduated from the State's 18 public colleges in 2008. Employment results continue a positive trend with approximately 7 out of 10 public college graduates working in Connecticut nine months after graduation (69% or 12,753 out of 18,462). Other highlights include: (1) Employed graduates earned an average of over $40,000 on an annualized basis, with the highest earnings found among those working in Utilities ($78,200 per year); (2) Almost 45 percent of graduates were working in Education and Health Services; and (3) The majority of employed graduates were women (63%). (Contains 2 footnotes.) [For "Report on 2006-07 Graduates", see ED516827.]
Connecticut Department of Higher Education. 61 Woodland Street 3rd Floor, Hartford, CT 06105. Tel: 860-947-1800; Fax: 860-947-1310; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Department of Higher Education; Connecticut Department of Labor
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut