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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Rhode Island

What professions added the most jobs in Rhode Island? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Rhode Island is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Rhode Island

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Rhode Island increased from 448,150 to 463,930 with a net gain of 15,780. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 3,030 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of general and operations managers with 3,030 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
448,150
463,930 15,780 3.52% $36,170
2 Personal Care Aides
1,120
4,150 3,030 270.54% $22,450
3 General and Operations Managers
4,600
6,390 1,790 38.91% $107,710
4 Management Analysts
1,960
3,350 1,390 70.92% $72,380
5 Office Clerks, General
8,110
9,420 1,310 16.15% $28,720
6 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
420
1,460 1,040 247.62% $21,590
7 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
810
1,810 1,000 123.46% $46,220
8 Waiters and Waitresses
8,640
9,590 950 11.00% $18,520
9 Accountants and Auditors
3,190
4,080 890 27.90% $63,870
10 Medical Assistants
1,790
2,620 830 46.37% $31,720
11 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
390
1,210 820 210.26% $19,060
12 Cashiers
10,470
11,280 810 7.74% $18,690
13 Food Preparation Workers
2,870
3,630 760 26.48% $21,320
14 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
4,370
5,090 720 16.48% $58,760
15 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
620
1,330 710 114.52% $73,360
16 Construction Laborers
1,540
2,250 710 46.10% $38,530
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
600
1,300 700 116.67% $51,730
18 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,470
3,170 700 28.34% $33,440
19 Software Developers, Applications
890
1,550 660 74.16% $92,000
20 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
10,120
10,780 660 6.52% $18,020
21 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
1,040
1,680 640 61.54% $72,980
22 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
1,890
2,500 610 32.28% $139,240
23 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
2,020
2,630 610 30.20% $58,780
24 Cooks, Restaurant
3,420
3,990 570 16.67% $26,030
25 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
500
1,040 540 108.00% $21,420
26 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
470
980 510 108.51% $37,910
27 Electricians
1,520
2,010 490 32.24% $49,430
28 Software Developers, Systems Software
1,320
1,800 480 36.36% $93,530
29 Coaches and Scouts
670
1,120 450 67.16% $38,890
30 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
680
1,120 440 64.71% $48,360
31 Instructional Coordinators
300
740 440 146.67% $58,060
32 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
5,630
6,060 430 7.64% $53,580
33 Computer Systems Analysts
1,230
1,650 420 34.15% $78,950
34 Customer Service Representatives
8,570
8,990 420 4.90% $31,940
35 Bartenders
2,910
3,320 410 14.09% $20,170
36 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
1,570
1,980 410 26.11% $18,190
37 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
5,360
5,750 390 7.28% $27,460
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
3,430
3,810 380 11.08% $41,140
39 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
1,160
1,540 380 32.76% $66,150
40 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,050
1,430 380 36.19% $66,730
41 Bakers
600
980 380 63.33% $26,610
42 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,110
1,470 360 32.43% $95,840
43 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
340
690 350 102.94% $83,340
44 Tellers
1,470
1,820 350 23.81% $26,340
45 Financial Managers
2,570
2,910 340 13.23% $105,690
46 Cooks, Short Order
1,150
1,490 340 29.57% $21,560
47 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
100
430 330 330.00% $21,560
48 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
560
880 320 57.14% $54,320
49 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
620
940 320 51.61% $32,920
50 Advertising Sales Agents
380
690 310 81.58% $42,420

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of pressers, textile, garment, and related materials with a growth rate of 330.00%. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides which grew by 270.54% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
100
430 330 330.00% $21,560
2 Personal Care Aides
1,120
4,150 3,030 270.54% $22,450
3 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
420
1,460 1,040 247.62% $21,590
4 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
390
1,210 820 210.26% $19,060
5 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
140
430 290 207.14% $53,450
6 Manicurists and Pedicurists
140
390 250 178.57% $20,520
7 Instructional Coordinators
300
740 440 146.67% $58,060
8 Operations Research Analysts
160
380 220 137.50% $74,870
9 Dietitians and Nutritionists
160
380 220 137.50% $64,290
10 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
100
230 130 130.00% $28,860
11 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
810
1,810 1,000 123.46% $46,220
12 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
180
390 210 116.67% $51,230
13 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
600
1,300 700 116.67% $51,730
14 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
620
1,330 710 114.52% $73,360
15 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
470
980 510 108.51% $37,910
16 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
240
500 260 108.33% $37,890
17 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
500
1,040 540 108.00% $21,420
18 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
260
530 270 103.85% $41,490
19 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
340
690 350 102.94% $83,340
20 Musicians and Singers
150
300 150 100.00% $
21 Dentists, General
170
340 170 100.00% $143,150
22 Massage Therapists
110
210 100 90.91% $
23 Music Directors and Composers
100
190 90 90.00% $49,750
24 Database Administrators
230
430 200 86.96% $81,540
25 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
130
240 110 84.62% $72,200
26 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
330
600 270 81.82% $44,730
27 Advertising Sales Agents
380
690 310 81.58% $42,420
28 Budget Analysts
240
430 190 79.17% $55,900
29 Software Developers, Applications
890
1,550 660 74.16% $92,000
30 Management Analysts
1,960
3,350 1,390 70.92% $72,380
31 Tour Guides and Escorts
200
340 140 70.00% $23,430
32 Business Teachers, Postsecondary
290
490 200 68.97% $96,870
33 Coaches and Scouts
670
1,120 450 67.16% $38,890
34 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
370
610 240 64.86% $61,700
35 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
680
1,120 440 64.71% $48,360
36 Bakers
600
980 380 63.33% $26,610
37 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
1,040
1,680 640 61.54% $72,980
38 Veterinarians
130
210 80 61.54% $100,530
39 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
280
450 170 60.71% $35,970
40 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
560
880 320 57.14% $54,320
41 Residential Advisors
230
360 130 56.52% $28,820
42 Financial Examiners
160
250 90 56.25% $69,230
43 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
310
480 170 54.84% $34,410
44 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
110
170 60 54.55% $40,680
45 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
620
940 320 51.61% $32,920
46 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
220
330 110 50.00% $19,590
47 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
100
150 50 50.00% $23,990
48 Insurance Underwriters
390
580 190 48.72% $64,300
49 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
290
430 140 48.28% $35,800
50 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
380
560 180 47.37% $49,660

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