Hartford Jobs

  • Program Coordinator-Fire Safety Management

    University of New Haven - Hartford, CT

    UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN Program Coordinator-Fire Safety Management Search # 14-06Q The University of New Haven seeks candidates for an Academic Program Coordinator for Fire Safety...

    from University of New Haven - 11 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Hartford, CT

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 2 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Hartford, CT

    Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Pick Your Freight-10000000B2 This Percent lease Owner-Operator truck driver position provides you total control of your business and your bottom...

    from Schneider - 5 days ago
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Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford is the capital of the State of Connecticut. It is located in Hartford County on the Connecticut River, north of the center of the state. As of 2006, it had a population of 124,512 in the state, after Bridgeport. The region has a relatively low population of adults between the ages of 18 and 25, although Hartford itself has a relatively young population. Hartford's West End is home to Elizabeth Park, the oldest and largest municipal rose garden in the country. Hartford is also home to Bushnell, Colt, Goodwin, Rocky Ridge, Keney, Pope, and Riverside Parks.

Hartford Economy

Greater Hartford is an international center of the insurance industry, with companies such as Travelers, CIGNA, Aetna, and The Hartford based in the city. The area is also home to Colt Firearms and large corporations like United Technologies . Nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Hartford was a major manufacturing and publishing city but, as in many other Western industrial cities, many factories have been closed, relocated, or reduced. Hartford has long been important to insurance companies and still is occasionally called the "insurance capital of the world," though recent insurance mergers led to less employment at insurance companies in Hartford. MetLife and Lincoln Financial have cut their Hartford workforces and MassMutual has relocated its Hartford operations to Enfield, Connecticut to be closer to its headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts. Recently, though, Hartford has shown that it is still a viable business location. St. Paul Travelers has announced it will bring...more

Hartford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Hartford are Service occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 16%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Hartford, Connecticut work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Hartford Industries

The leading industries in Hartford, Connecticut are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Retail trade, 11%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 9%. Simply Hired's Hartford job listings indicate that the following industries in Hartford are hiring the most workers:

Hartford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Hartford, Connecticut is $30,110, and the median income of households in Hartford was $26,032.
 

Average Salaries in Hartford, CT

Hartford, CT

$30,000
 

According to our Hartford Trends data, the number of Hartford, Connecticut jobs has decreased by 29% since September 2013.
Hartford job trends

Hartford Employment Statistics

Population of Hartford
Total population 111,103
Male 45.00%
Female 55.00%
Median age 30.4
  
Hartford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 26.3%
Median cost of a home $173,200
Median mortgage payment $838
Renter-occupied homes 73.7%
Vacant housing 15.7%
Median monthly rent $664
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $22,781
Median for all male full-time $32,677
Median for all female full-time $27,542
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 26%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 18%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 47%
Currently married 29%
Separated 6%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 28%
Black or African American 41%
Asian 2%
Other 28%
  
Hartford Commute
Carpool 11.0%
Public transportation 15.3%
Average travel time 20 minutes