Priority Industry Sectors

The GWB considers the following industry sectors to be priority areas for investment in workforce development. 

  • Agriculture, Commercial Fishing, and Shell Fishing
  • Bioscience and Medical Technology
  • Construction
  • Defense
  • Design
  • Educational Services
  • Energy
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine Trades
  • Multi-Regional Clusters
  • Social Enterprise

The GWB also reviews projected annual openings and median wage rates within Rhode Island's twenty-two (22) occupational clusters to help guide strategic investments.

The most current occupational projection information is available below.