Rhode Island presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
Rhode Island Economic Overview
In 2016, Rhode Island Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 44th with over $57 billion and ranked 24th with a per capita GDP over $47,000. For June 2017, Rhode Island had an employed workforce of over 530,000 and an unemployment rate of 4.2%. For 2016, Rhode Island ranked 44th on cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Rhode Island’s rank on this measure has risen from 28th to 23rd.
Rhode Island Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Rhode Island industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Rhode Island economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The Rhode Island OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Education & Health Services.
Education and Health Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Education & Health Services is the top supersector in Rhode Island, relative to the nation, with over 106,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Brown University in Providence in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
- University of Rhode Island
- Providence Public Schools
- Rhode Island Hospital
- Brown University
- Care New England Health System
Rhode Island Growth Industries for Job Training
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large. Rhode Island shows a demonstrably higher growth rate for the manufacturing and construction supersectors.
The Rhode Island OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Construction supersector.
Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Construction: (NAICS 23)
Construction is the top growth industry in Rhode Island, relative to the rest of America, with over 20,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 13.4% compared to the national average of 3.5%.
Rhode Island Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Rhode Island occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
Rhode Island Job Training Providers
Rhode Island has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Rhode Island Training. See OJT trainers in Rhode Island for additional training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Rhode Island. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Rhode Island, OJT.com can help you.
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