State of Connecticut

Demographic and Economic Statistics
Top Ten Employers
Current Year and Ten Years Ago        
    2010     2000  
    Percentage     Percentage  
Employees of State   Employees of State  
NAME in CT Employment Rank in CT Employment Rank
United Technologies Corp. 27,050 1.6% 1 24,500 (2) 1.4% -
Yale University 18,004 1.0% 2 10,243 0.6% 5
Stop & Shop Cos., Inc. 13,574 (1) 0.8% 3 15,400 0.9% 1
Hartford Financial Services 11,300 0.7% 4 11,000 0.6% 4
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 9,204 (1) 0.5% 5 0 0.0% -
Mohegan Sun Casino 8,800 0.5% 6 6,000 0.3% 16
General Dynamics Electric Boat 8,200 0.5% 7 7,300 9.4% 12
Yale New Haven Hospital 8,092 0.5% 8 5,500 0.3% 19
Foxwoods Resort Casino 7,672 0.4% 9 13,202 0.8% 2
Aetna Inc. 7,231 0.4% 10 7,800 0.4% 10
Total 119,127 6.9%   100,945 5.7%  


Sources: Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) - June 2010

(1) Omitted from the 2009 HBJ Survey. The number equals the employees reported by HBJ in 2008.
(2) The number equals the headcounts of business units before consolidation as UTC.