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Occupational Employment by Gender
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This brochure provides statistics on occupational employment by gender, including Rhode Island’s male and female dominated occupations. The Census 2000 Special Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation is the primary source of the data.

The Census data show there is often a clear difference between the career choices of men and women. While women dominate the occupations in Healthcare Support, men represent a higher percentage of workers in the Construction and Extraction occupations. Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters are more likely to be male, while Secretaries and Administrative Assistants are more likely to be female.

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RI Department of Labor and Training
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1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: (401) 462-8740
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