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Opportunities for Tomorrow's Workforce

Where is Rhode Island's economy headed? Which jobs are going to be in demand in the future? What types of skills will I need to compete and succeed in tomorrow's economy? The following projections are based on a model using past and present industry and occupational trends combined with a set of basic assumptions concerning the future. These pages will offer the reader insight into Rhode Island's economic picture. 

Occupational Projections:
Rhode Island's Occupational Outlook for 2024 
Major Occupational Group
2014-2024 Occupational Projections Alphabetical Order
2014-2024 Occupational Projections (Standard Occupational Classification Order)

Detailed Reports

Top 25 Occupations by Total Openings
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Fastest Growing Occupations
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Projected Outlook & Educational Requirements by Available Jobs
High Demand/Higher Wage Jobs:
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Top Ten Occupations by Educational Requirement (.pdf):
Industry Projections:
Rhode Island's Industry Outlook for 2024 
Employment Projections by Major Industry Division
Employment Projections by 3-digit NAICS Industry
Expanding & Declining Industries
National Projections: Bureau of Labor Statistics' Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections.

RI Department of Labor and Training
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