Connecticut, The Constitution State, has much to offer its residents in the way of history and innovation. As of the 2010 census, individuals living in Connecticut reportedly earn the highest per capita and median family incomes in the country. The top cities, Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, and Stamford report median salaries for RNs ranging from $70,000 to $75,000 per year.

University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center in Farmington is a large employer with over 6,000 employees. Other large healthcare employers in the state are Yale New Haven Health System with 5,001 employees, Danbury Hospital with 4,000 individuals, and St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center employs 3,000 workers. The remaining 11 hospitals out of the top 50 private sector employers have a combined 23,100 employees.



Connecticut Facts and Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate: 7.7%
  • Unemployment Rank: 30 of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income: $56, 889
  • Per Capita Income Rank: 1 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index: 132.7
  • Cost of Living Rank: 47 of 50

Three Largest Cities in Connecticut

Ten Largest Hospitals in Connecticut

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Saint Francis Hospital And Medical Center
  • Masonic Geriatric Healthcare
  • Hospital Of Saint Raphael
  • Connecticut Valley Hospital
  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Hebrew Home And Hospital
  • St Vincent’s Medical Center
  • Stamford Health System



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