Four of the top five largest employers in Boston in 2018 were hospitals, underscoring the growing importance of the health care sector to the city’s economy.

The 2018 data comes from annual reports filed by the City of Boston, and looks at the companies with the most employees working with the city’s borders.

The data shows that as the financial services sector has shrunk in Boston, hospitals have taken their place, representing the top three spots as well as the fifth- and seventh-largest…

Boston Biz Journal