Demographic and Economic Statistics
Top Ten Non-Governmental Employers
Current Year and Ten Years Ago  
  2012 2003
  Percentage Percentage
Employees   of State Employees of State
NAME in CT   Employment Rank in CT Employment Rank
United Technologies Corp. 27,000 1.6% 1 9,000 0.5% 3
Hartford Healthcare 16,621 1.0% 2 8,919 0.5% 8
Yale University 14,980 0.9% 3 11,300 0.6% 5
Stop & Shop Cos., Inc. 13,574 (1) 0.8% 4 15,500 0.9% 1
Hartford Financial Services 10,300 0.6% 5 8,000 0.4% 7
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 9,204 (1) 0.5% 6 - 0.0% -
Yale New Haven Hospital 8,953 0.5% 7 9,000 0.5% 4
Foxwoods Resort Casino 8,700 0.5% 8 12,000 0.7% 1
General Dynamics Electric Boat 8,346 0.5% 9 7,200 0.4% 12
Mohegan Sun Casino 8,200 0.5% 10 9,000 0.5% 5
Total 125,878 7.4% 89,919 5.0%

Sources: Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) - August 31, 2012

(1) Omitted from the 2012 HBJ Survey. The number equals the employees reported by HBJ in 2008.