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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Providence, Rhode Island Metro Area

MSA: Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
Population (2015 estimate): 1.0 million
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 584,000
Average Earnings (2016): $44,130

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 26,700 47.2 0.9 $108,260
Business and Financial Operations 27,860 49.3 1.0 $69,590
IT and Mathematical 15,170 26.8 0.9 $84,360
Architecture and Engineering 8,380 14.8 0.8 $81,930
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,870 5.1 0.6 $70,330
Community and Social Services 11,840 20.9 1.5 $42,700
Legal and Judicial 3,920 6.9 0.9 $74,740
Education, Training, and Library 38,980 69.0 1.1 $53,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 7,010 12.4 0.9 $46,830
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 38,570 68.2 1.2 $72,900
Healthcare Support 23,810 42.1 1.5 $29,960
Protective Services 14,340 25.4 1.1 $48,930
Food Preparation and Serving Related 59,290 104.9 1.1 $21,620
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 17,670 31.3 1.0 $27,720
Personal Care and Services 16,260 28.8 0.9 $24,990
Sales and Related 58,420 103.3 1.0 $28,050
Office and Administrative Support 89,310 158.0 1.0 $36,840
Construction and Extraction 19,760 35.0 0.9 $48,500
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 18,160 32.1 0.8 $46,820
Production 36,960 65.4 1.0 $34,520
Transportation and Material Moving 29,850 52.8 0.8 $30,780

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