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Quarterly Census of RI Employment and Wages
2011-2012 Comparison
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Summary of Findings

The annual "Rhode Island Employment and Wage Analysis" report highlights Rhode Island’s employment and wage data in 2012 and provides a comparison to annual employment and wage data from 2011. Key findings for 2012 include:

u Between 2011 and 2012 Rhode Island added 3,518 private sector jobs, a 0.9 percent increase.

u The 2012 average annual wage increased by $1,055 since 2011.

u The Health Care & Social Assistance sector employed 20 percent of the private sector workforce.

u The Accommodation & Food Services sector added 1,566 (+3.7%) jobs between 2011 and 2012.

u Fourteen private industry sectors experienced employment gains between 2011 and 2012.

u Annual wage growth was reported in eighteen of the nineteen private industry sectors.

u Management of Companies and Enterprises was the highest paying employment sector, with workers averaging $111,379* in 2012.

*Quarterly bonuses and exercised stock options are included in the calculation and therefore may impact the average annual wage.

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