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2013 Employee Benefits Report  
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Employer-provided benefits such as paid time off and medical insurance are some of the additional ways workers are compensated in today‚Äôs workplace. The frequency and types of benefits offered vary by industry and firm size. Benefits are more common in some industrial sectors than in others, full-time workers are more likely to have access to benefits than part-time workers and workers in larger establishments are more likely to be offered benefits than those in smaller establishments.  

Seventy-six percent of Rhode Island firms provide paid time off (combinations of vacation, personal and sick leave) to their full-time workers and 71 percent offer health insurance to full-time workers. Dental insurance was offered to 52 percent of full-time Rhode Island employees. Retirement plans are offered by less than half of Rhode Island employers. Other benefits offered to full-time workers include life insurance (28%), tuition reimbursement (20%), and vision insurance (23%).  

Twenty-one percent of Rhode Island employers provide paid time off, 19 percent offer a retirement plan and 11 percent offer dental insurance to their part-time workers. Other benefits offered to part-time employees include health insurance (14%), life insurance (7%), tuition reimbursement (8%), and vision insurance (6%).  

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