55 Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs by Key Sectors ANNUAL INDUSTRY DISTRIBUTION OF JOBS BY KEY SECTORS JOBS % Healthcare and Social Services 75,613 34.14% Educational Services 51,232 23.13% Arts, Entertainment and Tourism 33,000 14.90% Manufacturing 29,845 13.48% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 16,294 7.36% Finance and Insurance 10,778 4.87% Information 4,709 2.13% Total Number of Jobs in Key Sectors 221,471 Source: http://statsamerica.org/uscp/ *New Haven County HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES 35.00% 30.00% 25.00% 20.00% 15.00% 10.00% 5.00% 0.00% EDUCATIONAL SERVICES ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND TOURISM MANUFACTURING PROFESSSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SERVICES FINANCE AND INSURANCE INFORMATION Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs by Key Sectors Finding the Perfect Career With a broad spectrum of high-performing industries, job opportunities abound for residents. As noted below, the region’s employment is concentrated in the fields of healthcare, higher education, arts, entertainment, tourism and manufacturing. There is particularly strong demand for qualified candidates in manufacturing as well as computer coding. Candidates are encouraged to actively network within their industry through association, entrepreneurial, and Chamber of Commerce events. Establishing relationships with local professionals in your field is one of the most effective ways to learn about open positions in our region. Networking events are posted on rexdevelopment. com and other regional websites.