Connecticut presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
Connecticut Economic Overview
In 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the “Land of Steady Habits State” ranked 23rd with over $263 billion and ranked 16th with a per capita GDP of over $64,000. For June 2017, Connecticut had an employed workforce of over 1.9 million and an unemployment rate of 5.0%. For 2016, Connecticut ranked 47th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Connecticut’s rank on this measure stayed at #3.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Connecticut, including the following major cities:
Connecticut Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Connecticut industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Connecticut economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
Connecticut OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Education & Health Services supersector and the Financial Activities supersector.
Education & Health Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Education & Health Services is the top supersector in Connecticut, with over 333,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Hartford Hospital
- Hartford Healthcare Corporation
- Hospital of St. Raphael Physicians IPA II, Inc.
- Wilton Surgery Center, LLC
- University of Connecticut
- Yale University
Financial Activities. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Financial Activities is one of the top supersectors in Connecticut, with over with over 130,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Aetna, Inc.
- Hartford Fire Insurance Company
- Tri State Business Systems, Inc.
- Connecticut General Corporation
- Hartford Insurance C of Illinois
- H. Whitney Vi, L.P.
Connecticut Growth Industries for Job Training
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
Connecticut OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Other Services supersector and the Leisure & Hospitality supersector.
Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Repair and Maintenance: NAICS 811
- Personal and Laundry Services: NAICS 812
- Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations: NAICS 813
- Private Households: NAICS 814
Other Services is the top growth industry in Connecticut, relative to the rest of America, with over 67,000 employed (4.0% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 5.4% while the national average grew 2.7%. The company reporting the most employment growth in this supersector is:
- Affinion Group Holdings, Inc.
Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Leisure & Hospitality is one of the top growth industries in Connecticut, relative to the rest of America, with over 161,000 employed (9.5% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Leisure & Hospitality employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.7% while the national average grew 2.6%.
Connecticut Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Connecticut occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
Connecticut Job Training Providers
Connecticut has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Connecticut Training. See OJT trainers in Connecticut for additional training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Connecticut. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Connecticut, OJT.com can help you.
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