Norwich Employment

Employment and Industries in the Norwich, Connecticut Area

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
  • Daticon
  • 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.

Jobs in Norwich

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations129050$55,020$26.45100
2Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations15720$29,510$14.198.7
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations14880$43,920$21.1213.75
4Sales and Related Occupations12830$37,740$18.149.5
5Transportation and Material Moving Occupations8640$36,220$17.416.7
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations7520$90,940$43.725.85
7Educational Instruction and Library Occupations7340$63,970$30.766
8Personal Care and Service Occupations6860$32,030$15.44.65
9Management Occupations5790$125,110$60.156.35
10Construction and Extraction Occupations5460$58,420$28.084.6
11Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations5430$32,350$15.553.6
12Production Occupations5230$54,900$26.45.6
13Healthcare Support Occupations4760$36,640$17.622.85
14Business and Financial Operations Occupations4430$77,460$37.245.35
15Retail Salespersons4310$32,240$15.52.7
16Cashiers4270$26,130$12.562.2
17Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations4090$57,400$27.63.75
18Waiters and Waitresses3960$27,950$13.441.65
19Protective Service Occupations3340$54,410$26.162.2
20Fast Food and Counter Workers3120$26,740$12.852.45
21Community and Social Service Occupations3030$56,980$27.391.75
22Computer and Mathematical Occupations2940$89,960$43.253
23Registered Nurses2440$84,640$40.691.95
24Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2410$31,200$151.5
25Customer Service Representatives2400$33,970$16.331.75
26Stockers and Order Fillers2280$33,140$15.931.25
27Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1960$46,040$22.141.4
28Home Health and Personal Care Aides1910$32,210$15.480
29Cooks, Restaurant1820$31,430$15.110.9
30Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1770$26,740$12.850.9
31First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1730$59,720$28.710.95
32Office Clerks, General1630$39,570$19.021.9
33First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1580$49,200$23.660.95
34General and Operations Managers1480$138,470$66.571.5
35Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity1480$32,940$15.840.3
36Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1460$33,260$15.991.8
37Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1410$56,770$27.291.8
38Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers1360$105,340$50.640.65
39Nursing Assistants1330$34,700$16.680.95
40Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1150$42,580$20.471.05
41Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1140$90,200$43.370.8
42Bartenders1120$27,510$13.220.4
43Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers1060$23,810$11.450.3
44First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1030$45,710$21.980.6
45Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1030$47,170$22.680.9
46Receptionists and Information Clerks990$33,830$16.260.7
47Electricians960$60,490$29.080.45
48Food Preparation Workers910$28,070$13.490.5
49Security Guards910$36,300$17.450.7
50Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers790$36,520$17.560.75
51Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses790$56,340$27.090.5
52Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters790$60,200$28.940.3
53Childcare Workers770$27,590$13.270.7
54First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers760$64,890$31.20
55Carpenters750$54,450$26.180.6
56Light Truck Drivers750$38,160$18.340.6
57Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers740$43,640$20.981.2
58Dishwashers720$24,910$11.980.3
59First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers720$94,920$45.640.4
60Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks650$73,910$35.530.2
61Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products650$68,840$33.090.85
62Accountants and Auditors630$75,120$36.120.9
63Machinists630$50,970$24.50.2
64Social and Human Service Assistants620$40,690$19.560.3
65Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics600$47,530$22.850.5
66Legal Occupations580$90,600$43.560.8
67Computer User Support Specialists550$53,770$25.850.4
68Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers550$61,550$29.590.35
69Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers550$70,850$34.060.4
70Construction Laborers540$49,210$23.660.9
71Financial Managers530$142,110$68.320.4
72Electrical Engineers520$89,910$43.220.1
73Mechanical Engineers510$81,980$39.410.2
74Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other510$75,990$36.530.7
75Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop500$25,300$12.170.3
76First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers480$85,870$41.280.4
77Child, Family, and School Social Workers470$58,050$27.910.2
78Cooks, Fast Food470$33,340$16.030.3
79Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians470$63,240$30.40.1
80Substitute Teachers, Short-Term460$46,160$22.190.4
81Medical Assistants440$38,690$18.60.45
82Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel430$60,630$29.150.7
83Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists420$33,850$16.280.4
84Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists400$49,040$23.580.45
85Medical and Health Services Managers400$119,810$57.60.3
86Postal Service Mail Carriers390$50,750$24.40.2
87Buyers and Purchasing Agents380$76,250$36.660.25
88First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers380$84,220$40.490.3
89Human Resources Specialists370$68,100$32.740.4
90Recreation Workers360$33,090$15.910.3
91Tellers360$33,830$16.270.25
92Painters, Construction and Maintenance350$49,160$23.630.2
93Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other350$111,750$53.730.7
94Pharmacy Technicians350$35,100$16.880.3
95Food Servers, Nonrestaurant340$27,830$13.380.2
96Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians330$67,170$32.30.2
97First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors330$56,800$27.310.3
98Sales Managers330$119,580$57.490.3
99Dental Hygienists320$85,600$41.160.1
100Firefighters320$52,640$25.310.2
Source: 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov
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Jobs More Common Near Norwich Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$55,020129,050
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$29,51015,720
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$43,92014,880
Sales and Related Occupations$37,74012,830
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,2208,640
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$90,9407,520
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations$63,9707,340
Personal Care and Service Occupations$32,0306,860
Management Occupations$125,1105,790
Construction and Extraction Occupations$58,4205,460
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,3505,430
Production Occupations$54,9005,230
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,6404,760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$77,4604,430
Retail Salespersons$32,2404,310
Cashiers$26,1304,270
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$57,4004,090
Waiters and Waitresses$27,9503,960
Protective Service Occupations$54,4103,340
Fast Food and Counter Workers$26,7403,120
Community and Social Service Occupations$56,9803,030
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$89,9602,940
Registered Nurses$84,6402,440
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$31,2002,410
Customer Service Representatives$33,9702,400
Stockers and Order Fillers$33,1402,280
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$46,0401,960
Home Health and Personal Care Aides$32,2101,910
Cooks, Restaurant$31,4301,820
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,7401,770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$59,7201,730
Office Clerks, General$39,5701,630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,2001,580
General and Operations Managers$138,4701,480
Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity$32,9401,480
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$33,2601,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$56,7701,410
Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers$105,3401,360
Nursing Assistants$34,7001,330
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$42,5801,150
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$90,2001,140
Bartenders$27,5101,120
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers$23,8101,060
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$45,7101,030
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$47,1701,030
Receptionists and Information Clerks$33,830990
Electricians$60,490960
Food Preparation Workers$28,070910
Security Guards$36,300910
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$36,520790

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Norwich, Connecticut Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$55,020129,050
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$29,51015,720
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$43,92014,880
Sales and Related Occupations$37,74012,830
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,2208,640
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$90,9407,520
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations$63,9707,340
Personal Care and Service Occupations$32,0306,860
Management Occupations$125,1105,790
Construction and Extraction Occupations$58,4205,460
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,3505,430
Production Occupations$54,9005,230
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,6404,760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$77,4604,430
Retail Salespersons$32,2404,310
Cashiers$26,1304,270
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$57,4004,090
Waiters and Waitresses$27,9503,960
Protective Service Occupations$54,4103,340
Fast Food and Counter Workers$26,7403,120
Community and Social Service Occupations$56,9803,030
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$89,9602,940
Registered Nurses$84,6402,440
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$31,2002,410
Customer Service Representatives$33,9702,400
Stockers and Order Fillers$33,1402,280
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$46,0401,960
Home Health and Personal Care Aides$32,2101,910
Cooks, Restaurant$31,4301,820
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,7401,770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$59,7201,730
Office Clerks, General$39,5701,630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,2001,580
General and Operations Managers$138,4701,480
Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity$32,9401,480
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$33,2601,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$56,7701,410
Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers$105,3401,360
Nursing Assistants$34,7001,330
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$42,5801,150
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$90,2001,140
Bartenders$27,5101,120
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$45,7101,030
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$47,1701,030
Receptionists and Information Clerks$33,830990
Electricians$60,490960
Food Preparation Workers$28,070910
Security Guards$36,300910
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$36,520790
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$56,340790

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