Connecticut is home to 14 of the businesses on the Fortune 500 list — as well as 60 more leaders in such growing industries as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, insurtech, medtech and more. Listed below are the Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Connecticut, but scroll down to see a few more examples of the top employers in each of our key industry sectors. Fortune 500 Companies Connecticut is home to the headquarters of 14 companies on the 2019 Fortune 500 list, which is compiled based on a combination of five factors: sales, profits, assets, market value, and employees.

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Top employers in each industry sector.

Listed below is just a small sampling of the top employers in each of Connecticut’s key industry sectors.
aerosppaceAerospace / Defense

bioscienceBioscience / Healthcare / Medical

consumerConsumer (Hanesbrands Inc.)

Film, TV, Digital Media

Financial Services

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Green Technology


Virgin Wines



techinnovationTechnology Innovation

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