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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 127040 $51150 $24.59 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 17140 $38340 $18.43 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 15810 $25120 $12.08 8.3
4 Sales and Related Occupations 13690 $35690 $17.16 10.15
5 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8280 $59080 $28.41 6.15
6 Personal Care and Service Occupations 8040 $31030 $14.92 4.1
7 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 7170 $82080 $39.46 1.65
8 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 7070 $92150 $44.3 5.75
9 Production Occupations 6110 $50710 $24.38 5.85
10 Management Occupations 5980 $124150 $59.69 6.05
11 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 5390 $35330 $16.98 6.45
12 Retail Salespersons 5290 $26670 $12.82 3.1
13 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4770 $30570 $14.7 3.7
14 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4350 $53860 $25.9 4.4
15 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 4200 $71530 $34.39 5.05
16 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 4100 $51110 $24.57 3.8
17 Protective Service Occupations 3880 $48520 $23.33 2.25
18 Cashiers 3610 $23640 $11.36 2.25
19 Waiters and Waitresses 3450 $22250 $10.7 1.6
20 Healthcare Support Occupations 3030 $34610 $16.64 3.05
21 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2470 $23650 $11.37 2.15
22 Community and Social Service Occupations 2460 $55020 $26.45 1.65
23 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2420 $29800 $14.33 1.6
24 Registered Nurses 2140 $74640 $35.88 1.9
25 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2080 $27090 $13.02 1.2
26 Customer Service Representatives 1970 $31120 $14.96 1.75
27 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1910 $84450 $40.6 2.8
28 Cooks, Restaurant 1880 $29520 $14.19 0.75
29 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1850 $40310 $19.38 1.6
30 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1820 $47950 $23.05 1
31 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1670 $54940 $26.42 1
32 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1640 $59790 $28.75 1.7
33 Office Clerks, General 1500 $32600 $15.67 2
34 General and Operations Managers 1500 $133100 $63.99 1.4
35 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1470 $40520 $19.48 1.1
36 Nursing Assistants 1460 $31600 $15.19 1.05
37 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1460 $73650 $35.41 0.9
38 Bartenders 1290 $22000 $10.58 0.4
39 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1200 $30890 $14.85 1.6
40 Personal Care Aides 1140 $29460 $14.16 1.3
41 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1100 $24660 $11.86 1
42 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1080 $37270 $17.92 0.6
43 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1080 $75770 $36.43 0.4
44 Security Guards 1060 $29450 $14.16 0.7
45 Food Preparation Workers 1050 $25600 $12.31 0.6
46 Carpenters 1050 $48270 $23.2 0.6
47 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1030 $40750 $19.59 0.9
48 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 940 $21140 $10.16 0.3
49 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 890 $68500 $32.93 1
50 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 890 $33760 $16.23 0.8
51 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 870 $21970 $10.56 0.3
52 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 860 $44650 $21.47 1.2
53 Receptionists and Information Clerks 850 $30650 $14.74 0.7
54 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 830 $214160 $102.96 0.2
55 Childcare Workers 750 $23910 $11.49 0.8
56 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 720 $34630 $16.65 0.3
57 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 650 $38840 $18.67 0.6
58 Substitute Teachers 640 $30660 $14.74 0
59 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 630 $41820 $20.1 0.5
60 Electricians 630 $60940 $29.3 0.4
61 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 610 $22320 $10.73 0.25
62 Dishwashers 610 $22050 $10.6 0.3
63 Accountants and Auditors 590 $68590 $32.97 0.9
64 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 550 $59650 $28.68 0.3
65 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 510 $62930 $30.25 0.2
66 Civil Engineers 490 $94900 $45.62 0.2
67 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 490 $64610 $31.06 0.45
68 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 480 $60670 $29.17 0.2
69 Software Developers, Applications 480 $91610 $44.04 0.5
70 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 480 $68410 $32.89 0.1
71 Financial Managers 470 $130680 $62.83 0.4
72 Legal Occupations 460 $87520 $42.08 0.8
73 Medical Secretaries 450 $40970 $19.7 0.4
74 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 450 $56130 $26.98 0.5
75 Medical Assistants 430 $34520 $16.6 0.45
76 Social and Human Service Assistants 430 $40900 $19.66 0.3
77 Tellers 430 $32930 $15.83 0.3
78 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 420 $37520 $18.04 0.4
79 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 420 $24940 $11.99 0.2
80 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 420 $69250 $33.29 0.7
81 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 410 $24660 $11.85 0.2
82 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 410 $35060 $16.86 0.4
83 Machinists 400 $54010 $25.97 0.3
84 Construction Laborers 400 $40960 $19.69 0.8
85 Cooks, Short Order 390 $26680 $12.83 0.1
86 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 380 $60010 $28.85 0.5
87 Firefighters 370 $52600 $25.29 0.2
88 Postal Service Mail Carriers 350 $50930 $24.49 0.15
89 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 350 $74780 $35.95 0.4
90 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 350 $66510 $31.98 0.3
91 Sales Managers 350 $126570 $60.85 0.2
92 Pharmacy Technicians 350 $32370 $15.57 0.25
93 Industrial Engineers 350 $78140 $37.57 0.2
94 Computer User Support Specialists 350 $49040 $23.58 0.4
95 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 340 $60090 $28.89 0.2
96 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 340 $74640 $35.89 0.2
97 Human Resources Specialists 340 $60660 $29.17 0.3
98 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 330 $42220 $20.3 0.2
99 Physical Therapists 330 $88800 $42.69 0.15
100 Medical and Health Services Managers 330 $114370 $54.98 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Norwich Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 51,150 127,040
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 38,340 17,140
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,120 15,810
Sales and Related Occupations 35,690 13,690
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 59,080 8,280
Personal Care and Service Occupations 31,030 8,040
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 82,080 7,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 92,150 7,070
Production Occupations 50,710 6,110
Management Occupations 124,150 5,980
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,330 5,390
Retail Salespersons 26,670 5,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 30,570 4,770
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,860 4,350
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 71,530 4,200
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,110 4,100
Protective Service Occupations 48,520 3,880
Cashiers 23,640 3,610
Waiters and Waitresses 22,250 3,450
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,610 3,030
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 23,650 2,470
Community and Social Service Occupations 55,020 2,460
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,800 2,420
Registered Nurses 74,640 2,140
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,090 2,080
Customer Service Representatives 31,120 1,970
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 84,450 1,910
Cooks, Restaurant 29,520 1,880
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 40,310 1,850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 47,950 1,820
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 54,940 1,670
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 59,790 1,640
Office Clerks, General 32,600 1,500
General and Operations Managers 133,100 1,500
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,520 1,470
Nursing Assistants 31,600 1,460
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 73,650 1,460
Bartenders 22,000 1,290
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,890 1,200
Personal Care Aides 29,460 1,140
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,660 1,100
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 37,270 1,080
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 75,770 1,080
Security Guards 29,450 1,060
Food Preparation Workers 25,600 1,050
Carpenters 48,270 1,050
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,750 1,030
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 21,140 940
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 68,500 890
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 33,760 890

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 51,150 127,040
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 38,340 17,140
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,120 15,810
Sales and Related Occupations 35,690 13,690
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 59,080 8,280
Personal Care and Service Occupations 31,030 8,040
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 82,080 7,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 92,150 7,070
Production Occupations 50,710 6,110
Management Occupations 124,150 5,980
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,330 5,390
Retail Salespersons 26,670 5,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 30,570 4,770
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,860 4,350
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 71,530 4,200
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,110 4,100
Protective Service Occupations 48,520 3,880
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,610 3,030
Community and Social Service Occupations 55,020 2,460
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,800 2,420
Registered Nurses 74,640 2,140
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,090 2,080
Customer Service Representatives 31,120 1,970
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 84,450 1,910
Cooks, Restaurant 29,520 1,880
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 40,310 1,850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 47,950 1,820
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 54,940 1,670
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 59,790 1,640
Office Clerks, General 32,600 1,500
General and Operations Managers 133,100 1,500
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,520 1,470
Nursing Assistants 31,600 1,460
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 73,650 1,460
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,890 1,200
Personal Care Aides 29,460 1,140
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 37,270 1,080
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 75,770 1,080
Security Guards 29,450 1,060
Food Preparation Workers 25,600 1,050
Carpenters 48,270 1,050
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,750 1,030
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 68,500 890
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 33,760 890
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,650 860
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,650 850
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 214,160 830
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 34,630 720
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 38,840 650
Substitute Teachers 30,660 640

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