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Obstetrics: Career and Education Opportunities in Connecticut

Obstetrics: Obstetric professionals are involved in all aspects of the child birth process. From midwives to genetic counselors, they provide the needed support through pregnancy and delivery.

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Connecticut has a population of 3,518,288, which has grown by 3.31% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Constitution State," its capital is Hartford, though its biggest city is Bridgeport. In 2008, there were a total of 2,279,011 jobs in Connecticut. The average annual income was $56,245 in 2008, up from $55,629 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Connecticut was 8.2% in 2009, which has grown by 2.6% since the previous year. Roughly 31.4% of Connecticut residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Connecticut include petroleum bulk stations, sales financing, and paper product merchant wholesalers.


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