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slides: Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs in Rhode Island

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

 

Who makes the most money in Rhode Island? The top earners by professions are healthcare's top guns - surgeons. According to a GoLocalProv review of the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics there were some surprises as to some of the top earning professions.

Here in Rhode Island surgeons are pulling in an average of $233,780 per year. Nationwide, the top paid full-time employees were anesthesiologists, with an income of $232,830.

The lowest paid in Rhode Island are host or hostess at a restaurant at just over $17,000 annually. 

RI's WorkForce

It is estimated by the Department of Labor that nonfarm payroll in Rhode Island totaled 467,200 in June, reflecting a gain of 400 jobs from the May revised employment estimate of 466,800. Over the past year, Rhode Island's job growth has been in some key sectors, including Professional & Business Services (+3,500), Financial Activities (+1,600), Health Care & Social Assistance (+900), Manufacturing (+500), Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (+500), and Transportation & Warehousing (+100). 

Counting jobs, counting salaries

The Occupational Employment Statistics Program (OES) program, which is overseen by The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS),  compiles labor statistics yearly, collected in 458 broad occupations, 22 major occupational groups, 94 minor occupational groups, and 821 detailed occupational groups. The most recent statistics, provide an overview of employment and wages for May, 2012.
Which occupations drew the highest mean annual salaries in Rhode Island? See the List Below:

 

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