Nashua provides jobs in industries such as healthcare, fabricated metal products, computers, electronic components and high technology. Nashua is a notable incubator for high technology. The city is home to facilities of the defense contractor, BAE Systems and the computer company, Hewlett-Packard. The city also includes software firms.
Nashua is the region's financial, service and retail hub. The fastest growing sectors are retail and services. In addition, Nashua has been ranked high for its business environment.
Notable details about Nashua, New Hampshire: In 2007 the estimated median household income was $64,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 119.6 which is higher than the national average of 100. In Nashua 32% of the adult population has achieved a bachelor's degree or higher.
The following is a list of the major employers in Nashua, New Hampshire:
- BAE Systems North America
- Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
- St. Joseph Hospital and Trauma Center
- City of Nashua
- Teradyne Connection Systems Inc
- Nashua Corporation
- GN Netcom/Unex Inc
- GL & V Pulp Group Inc
Jobs that are more prevalent in Nashua than most other of the nation's cities are foundry mold and core makers, metal workers and plastic workers, drafters, electromechanical equipment assemblers, production workers, electrical engineers, electric and electronic equipment assemblers, computer software applications engineers, and computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic.
The significant fields of employment in the city are:
- Trade, transportation and utilities
- Educational and health services
- Professional and business services
- Leisure and hospitality
- Financial activities
Nashua businesses are invited to work with helpful organizations including:
- Nashua Chamber of Commerce
- New Hampshire's State Chamber of Commerce
- New Hampshire Manufacturing Trade Associations
Nashua Telegraph provides current news about Nashua business and industry.