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. 27,050 1.7% 1 13,000 0.8% 2
Stop & Shop Cos., Inc. 13,574 (1) 0.8% 2 15,123 0.9% 1
Yale University 12,795 0.8% 3 10,368 0.6% 6
Hartford Financial Services 12,500 0.8% 4 10,856 0.7% 5
Mohegan Sun Casino 9,800 0.6% 5 5,500 0.3% 18
Foxwoods Resort Casino 9,276 0.6% 6 11,436 0.7% 3
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 9,204 (1) 0.6% 7 - 0.0% -
General Dynamics Electric Boat 8,200 0.5% 8 7,275 0.4% 11
Aetna Inc. 7,206 0.4% 9 5,900 0.4% 16
AT&T Connecticut 7,000 0.4% 10 9,600 0.6% 7
Total 116,605 7.2%   89,058 5.4%  

Sources: Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) - June 2009

(1) Omitted from the 2009 HBJ Survey. The number equals the employees reported by HBJ in 2008.