Forbes has released a new list that identifies the best employers in Connecticut. Unlike Forbes’ annual list of the best employers in the country, the first-ever best employers by state feature consists of a unique list for all 50 states.

According to Forbes, the best Connecticut employers are:

1. Yale University, 15,158 employees, based in New Haven, CT

2. United Technologies, 204,700 employees, based in Farmington CT

3. Lockheed Martin, 105,000 employees, based in Bethesda, MD

4. Webster Bank, 3,302 employees, based in Waterbury, CT

5. Yale New Haven Health, 25,199 employees, based in New Haven, CT

6. FedEx, 425,000 employees, based in Memphis, TN

7. University of Connecticut, 9,469 employees, based in Storrs, CT

8. ALDI, 11,000 employees, based in Batavia, IL

9. Cigna, 46,000 employees, based in Bloomfield, CT

10. Amazon, 563,100 employees, based in Seattle, WA

11. Hartford HealthCare, based in Hartford, CT

12. Kohl’s 137,000 employees, based in Menomonee Falls, WI

13. General Dynamics, 98,800 employees, based in Falls Church, VA

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14. The Hartford, 18,500 employees, based in Hartford, CT

15. Prudential Financial, 50,000 employees, based in Newark, NJ

16. Starbucks, 185,000 employees, based in Seattle, WA

17. Subway, 300,000 employees, based in Seattle, WA

18. Travelers, 30,800 employees, based in New York, NY

19. Lego Group, 17,534, based in Enfield, CT

20. Big Y World Class Market, 11,000 employees, based in Springfield, MA

21. United States Department of Defense, 2,870,000 employees, based in Arlington County, VA

22. Eversource Energy, 7,988 employees, based in Hartford, CT

23. Pfizer, 90,200 employees, based in New York, NY

24. UnitedHealth Group, 260,000 employees, based in Minnetonka, MN

25. A&W Restaurants, based in Lexington, KY

26. Advanced Call Center Technologies, 7, 142 employees, based in Berwyn, PA

27. Target, 345,000 employees, based in Minneapolis, MN

28. Home Depot, 413,000 employees, based in Atlanta, GA

29. General Re, based in Stamford, CT

30. Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, based in Hartford, CT

31. IBM, 366,000 employees, based in Armonk, NY

32. Chubb, 47,619 employees, based in Warren, NJ

33. Citizens Financial Group, 18,100 employees, Providence, RI

34. Infosys, 10,000 employees, based in Bengaluru, India

35. Fairfield Public Schools, 1,030 employees, based in Fairfield, CT

36. Aetna, 47,950 employees, based in Hartford, CT

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