State of Connecticut

Demographic and Economic Statistics
Top Ten Employers
Current Year and Ten Years Ago        
    2008     1999  
    Percentage     Percentage  
Employees of State   Employees of State  
NAME in CT Employment Rank in CT Employment Rank
United Technologies Corp. 26,490 1.5% 1 13,000 0.8% 2
Stop & Shop Cos., Inc. 13,574 0.8% 2 15,123 0.9% 1
Hartford Financial Services 13,000 0.7% 3 10,856 0.6% 5
Yale University 12,163 0.7% 4 10,368 0.6% 6
Foxwoods Resort Casino 12,000 0.7% 5 11,436 0.7% 3
Mohegan Sun Casino 10,000 0.6% 6 5,500 0.3% 18
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 9,204 0.5% 7 - 0.0% -
General Dynamics Electric Boat 7,400 0.4% 8 7,275 0.4% 11
Aetna Inc. 7,300 0.4% 9 5,900 0.4% 16
AT&T Connecticut 7,000 0.4% 10 9,600 0.6% 7
Total 118,131 6.7%   89,058 5.3%  

Sources: Hartford Business Journal - June 23, 2008