State of Connecticut

Demographic and Economic Statistics
Top Ten Non-Governmental Employers
Current Year and Ten Years Ago        
    2011     2002  
    Percentage     Percentage  
Employees of State   Employees of State  
NAME in CT Employment Rank in CT Employment Rank
United Technologies Corp. 26,900 1.6% 1 27,426 (2) 1.6% -
Hartford Healthcare 15,216 0.9% 2 8,919 0.5% 8
Yale University 13,615 0.8% 3 11,300 0.6% 5
Stop & Shop Cos., Inc. 13,574 (1) 0.8% 4 15,500 0.9% 1
Hartford Financial Services 10,500 0.6% 5 12,000 0.7% 4
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 9,204 (1) 0.5% 6 - 0.0% -
Yale New Haven Hospital 8,500 0.5% 7 5,854 0.3% 16
General Dynamics Electric Boat 8,350 0.5% 8 7,200 0.4% 12
Mohegan Sun Casino 8,000 0.5% 9 9,500 0.5% 7
Foxwoods Resort Casino 7,210 0.4% 10 13,396 0.8% 2
Total 121,069 7.1%   111,095 6.3%  

Sources: Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) - November 21, 2011

(1) Omitted from the 2011 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.