What kind of jobs are there in Providence, RI?

Unemployment rates have dropped steadily over the last few years, and Providence is now on par with the national unemployment rate. 

Job seekers will find an increasing number of opportunities, especially in the growing sectors of business, finance and hospitality. Education and health services employ the largest number of people in Providence. Some of Providence's largest employers are the Roger Williams Medical Center, Citizens Financial Group, GTECH Corp. and Brown University.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.8 /10

How we calculate this.

Providence has a healthier job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary



Unemployment Rate 2018

of people are without a job

0.2 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.