Research Outline

Stamford, CT


To identify the professions of the citizens of Stamford and information on job levels as a percentage (with emphasis on the 25-45 age bracket).

Early Findings

Employment by sector in Stamford

  • While data on job levels of employees in Stamford was not available, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has information on the percentage of employees working in each industrial sector in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk region.
  • The total nonfarm (goods, construction and manufacturing) employees in the region amount to 401,800. The breakdown of employees by sector is as follows (March 2019)
-Mining, Logging, and Construction: 12,500
-Manufacturing: 28,700
-Trade, Transportation, and Utilities: 68,400
-Information: 13,300
-Financial Activities: 39,300
-Professional and Business Services: 62,300
-Education and Health Services: 74,500
-Leisure and Hospitality: 41,300
-Other Services: 17,100
-Government: 44,400

Employment by job type/level in Stamford

  • According to Data USA, the most common job groups in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk region are management related occupations (68,525 people), office & administrative support (52,390 people), and sales related occupations (50,880 people). There was no information available on the 25-45 age bracket specifically. The breakdown by job type is as follows.
-Management occupations: 14.3%
-Office and administrative support: 10.9%
-Sales and related occupations: 10.6%
-Business and financial operations: 7.95%
-Education, training, and library occupations: 6.61%
-Building, grounds cleaning, and maintenance: 5.99%
-Food preparation and serving related: 5.5%
-Construction and extraction: 5.16%
-Personal care and service occupations: 4.1%
-Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 3.79%
-Computer and mathematical occupations: 3.19%
-Production: 3%
-Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media: 2.72%
-Installation, maintance, and repair: 1.98%
-Transportation: 1.93%
-Legal: 1.76%
-Healthcare support: 2.56%
-Community and social service: 1.6%
-Material moving: 1.48%
-Health technologists and technicians: 1.44%
-Architecture and engineering: 1.41%
-Life, physical, and social science: 0.92%
-Firefighting, prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors: <1%
-Law enforcement workers including supervisors: <1%
-Farming, fishing, and forestry: <1%