Norwich's major employment sectors include the arts, entertainment and recreation; healthcare, education, construction, accommodation and food services and government. The local casinos and tourism also provide jobs. In addition, Norwich's modern industrial park is home to numerous companies including manufacturers of computer components and publishers.
Some of the most popular occupations in Norwich which are primarily filled by college graduates include registered nurses, teachers, computer software applications engineers, computer systems analysts, manufacturing and wholesale representatives, financial managers, social and human service assistants and engineering managers.
Noteworthy information about Norwich: The city includes an Enterprise Zone. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 93.7. The country's average is 100. About 19% of the population older than 25 have a bachelor's degree or better. In 2007 the estimated household income in New Haven was $47,000.
The largest employers in Norwich are shown below:
- William W. Bachus Hospital - Medical Center
- Board of Education - Education
- City of Norwich - Government
- Computer Science Corporation - Computer products, manufacturing and services
- US Food Service - Food and merchandise distributor
- The American Group - Services
- Phelps Dodge - Copper rod manufacturer
- Three Rivers CTC - State community technical college
- Ortronics - Communication Technology
- Gunther International - Light machinery assembly
- Decorative Screen Printing - Fine fabric screen printing
- Interim Healthcare of Eastern Connecticut
- United Community Services
- Front Line Apparel Group LLC
- Klewin Building Company Inc
- Chelsea Groton Savings Bank
Business organizations providing assistance to Norwich firms include:
The Norwich Bulletin offers current information about the business endeavors in Norwich.