Between 2011 and 2012
Rhode Island added 3,518 private sector jobs, a 0.9 percent
The 2012 average
annual wage increased by $1,055 since 2011.
The Health Care &
Social Assistance sector employed 20 percent of the private
Accommodation & Food Services sector added 1,566 (+3.7%)
jobs between 2011 and 2012.
industry sectors experienced employment gains between 2011
Annual wage growth was
reported in eighteen of the nineteen private industry
Management of Companies and
Enterprises was the highest paying employment sector, with
workers averaging $111,379* in 2012.