Employment & Tax Impact

Rhode Island Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Rhode Island’s transportation infrastructure supports…

11,727 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Rhode Island residents earn $476.3 million annually and contribute $87 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

206,094 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Rhode Island residents earn $8 billion annually and contribute $1.5 billion in state taxes.