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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 Occupations127780$52,150$25.07100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations17370$40,170$19.3114.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations15470$26,140$12.578.55
4Sales and Related Occupations14120$35,880$17.259.9
5Personal Care and Service Occupations8430$31,940$15.354.3
6Education, Training, and Library Occupations7660$60,370$29.036.05
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations7520$92,990$44.715.8
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations5630$36,840$17.716.55
9Production Occupations5500$51,920$24.965.7
10Retail Salespersons5240$30,160$14.52.85
11Construction and Extraction Occupations5220$57,060$27.434.45
12Management Occupations5150$120,400$57.886.15
13Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations4710$32,100$15.433.65
14Cashiers4500$23,880$11.482.2
15Business and Financial Operations Occupations4090$72,870$35.035.25
16Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations4010$55,120$26.53.8
17Waiters and Waitresses3730$22,410$10.771.7
18Protective Service Occupations3670$49,900$23.992.2
19Healthcare Support Occupations3260$36,190$17.43
20Community and Social Service Occupations2820$57,770$27.771.65
21Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2410$30,920$14.871.55
22Registered Nurses2360$79,200$38.081.95
23Computer and Mathematical Occupations2330$84,950$40.842.9
24Stock Clerks and Order Fillers2330$29,960$14.41.3
25Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive2050$42,130$20.251.5
26Customer Service Representatives2010$32,300$15.531.75
27Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1850$24,600$11.832.3
28Cooks, Restaurant1850$30,690$14.760.8
29First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1740$49,110$23.611
30First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1630$57,350$27.570.95
31Office Clerks, General1550$36,990$17.791.9
32Nursing Assistants1520$33,210$15.971
33Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1510$54,490$26.21.8
34Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1360$41,800$20.11.05
35General and Operations Managers1340$132,820$63.851.5
36Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1270$74,960$36.040.8
37Bartenders1180$22,990$11.050.4
38Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1150$34,320$16.51.7
39Personal Care Aides1120$29,330$14.11.5
40First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1090$37,570$18.060.6
41Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1090$26,090$12.550.9
42Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1080$43,360$20.850.9
43Food Preparation Workers1060$26,290$12.640.6
44Security Guards1030$31,290$15.040.7
45Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers960$22,220$10.680.3
46Carpenters910$52,540$25.260.7
47Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop890$22,900$11.010.3
48Software Developers, Applications860$94,200$45.290.55
49Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers830$43,200$20.771.2
50Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers820$34,850$16.750.8
51Receptionists and Information Clerks820$31,010$14.910.7
52Electricians800$58,580$28.160.4
53Childcare Workers780$25,820$12.420.8
54Bus Drivers, School or Special Client770$33,890$16.30.3
55Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters770$57,710$27.750.3
56First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers760$89,080$42.830.4
57Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers730$38,790$18.650.6
58Physicians and Surgeons, All Other710$215,200$103.460.25
59Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers700$60,940$29.30.3
60Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products680$66,620$32.030.9
61Substitute Teachers630$34,040$16.360
62Dishwashers590$23,090$11.10.3
63Accountants and Auditors580$70,110$33.710.9
64Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop570$23,630$11.360.3
65Electrical Engineers540$89,680$43.120.1
66Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics530$46,700$22.450.5
67First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers530$78,660$37.820.4
68Machinists510$46,560$22.380.25
69Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers510$66,850$32.140.4
70Industrial Engineers500$85,180$40.950.2
71Medical Assistants500$36,020$17.320.45
72Legal Occupations490$82,230$39.530.8
73Financial Managers480$131,830$63.380.4
74Mechanical Engineers480$80,090$38.50.2
75Social and Human Service Assistants480$41,480$19.940.25
76Child, Family, and School Social Workers470$59,830$28.770.2
77Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs470$25,440$12.230.2
78Tellers470$33,690$16.20.3
79Construction Laborers460$48,240$23.190.8
80Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists420$38,860$18.680.4
81Recreation Workers410$33,110$15.920.25
82Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks410$35,770$17.20.4
83Computer User Support Specialists400$52,400$25.190.4
84Business Operations Specialists, All Other390$71,630$34.440.7
85First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers380$79,440$38.190.3
86Postal Service Mail Carriers380$49,590$23.840.2
87Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians360$69,880$33.60.1
88Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks360$26,100$12.550.2
89Firefighters350$49,730$23.910.2
90Pharmacy Technicians350$32,810$15.770.3
91First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers340$43,790$21.060.2
92Food Servers, Nonrestaurant340$27,560$13.250.2
93Medical and Health Services Managers340$113,080$54.360.25
94Painters, Construction and Maintenance340$45,530$21.890.2
95Dental Hygienists330$80,380$38.650.1
96Medical Secretaries330$41,220$19.820.4
97Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers320$31,430$15.110
98Cooks, Short Order310$26,960$12.960.1
99Human Resources Specialists310$64,240$30.880.35
100Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics300$41,980$20.180.2
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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$52,150127,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,17017,370
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,14015,470
Sales and Related Occupations$35,88014,120
Personal Care and Service Occupations$31,9408,430
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$60,3707,660
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$92,9907,520
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,8405,630
Production Occupations$51,9205,500
Retail Salespersons$30,1605,240
Construction and Extraction Occupations$57,0605,220
Management Occupations$120,4005,150
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,1004,710
Cashiers$23,8804,500
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$72,8704,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$55,1204,010
Waiters and Waitresses$22,4103,730
Protective Service Occupations$49,9003,670
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,1903,260
Community and Social Service Occupations$57,7702,820
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,9202,410
Registered Nurses$79,2002,360
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$84,9502,330
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$29,9602,330
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,1302,050
Customer Service Representatives$32,3002,010
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$24,6001,850
Cooks, Restaurant$30,6901,850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,1101,740
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,3501,630
Office Clerks, General$36,9901,550
Nursing Assistants$33,2101,520
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$54,4901,510
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$41,8001,360
General and Operations Managers$132,8201,340
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$74,9601,270
Bartenders$22,9901,180
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$34,3201,150
Personal Care Aides$29,3301,120
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$37,5701,090
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,0901,090
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$43,3601,080
Food Preparation Workers$26,2901,060
Security Guards$31,2901,030
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers$22,220960
Carpenters$52,540910
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$22,900890
Software Developers, Applications$94,200860
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,200830
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$34,850820

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$52,150127,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,17017,370
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,14015,470
Sales and Related Occupations$35,88014,120
Personal Care and Service Occupations$31,9408,430
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$60,3707,660
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$92,9907,520
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,8405,630
Production Occupations$51,9205,500
Retail Salespersons$30,1605,240
Construction and Extraction Occupations$57,0605,220
Management Occupations$120,4005,150
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,1004,710
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$72,8704,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$55,1204,010
Protective Service Occupations$49,9003,670
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,1903,260
Community and Social Service Occupations$57,7702,820
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,9202,410
Registered Nurses$79,2002,360
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$84,9502,330
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$29,9602,330
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,1302,050
Customer Service Representatives$32,3002,010
Cooks, Restaurant$30,6901,850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,1101,740
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,3501,630
Office Clerks, General$36,9901,550
Nursing Assistants$33,2101,520
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$54,4901,510
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$41,8001,360
General and Operations Managers$132,8201,340
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$74,9601,270
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$34,3201,150
Personal Care Aides$29,3301,120
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$37,5701,090
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,0901,090
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$43,3601,080
Food Preparation Workers$26,2901,060
Security Guards$31,2901,030
Carpenters$52,540910
Software Developers, Applications$94,200860
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,200830
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$34,850820
Receptionists and Information Clerks$31,010820
Electricians$58,580800
Childcare Workers$25,820780
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$33,890770
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$57,710770
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$89,080760

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