Bristol Jobs

  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Bristol, RI

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 2 days ago
  • Now Hiring! Satellite TV Technician/Installer (Entry Level)

    Dish Network - Bristol, RI

    SATELLITE TV TECHNICIANS/ INSTALLERS. As a Satellite TV Technician / Installer at DISH, you'll find more opportunities and career potential than anywhere else. Our Fortune 200...

    from Dish Network - 5 days ago
  • Recent Truck Driver CDL Graduates Wanted - 866-606-3023

    Swift Transportation Co - Bristol, RI

    Recent CDL Graduates Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 11 days ago
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Bristol, Rhode Island

Bristol is a town in Rhode Island and the county seat of Bristol County. Bristol, a deep water seaport, is named after Bristol, England. Bristol gained national fame despite its small size as a result of having the oldest, continuous Independence Day celebrations in the United States, earning Bristol its nickname, "America's most patriotic town". Bristol's diverse heritage is influenced by a strong Portuguese-American presence, mostly Azorean, and Italian-American. Major industries include boat building , manufacturing and tourism. The town's school system is united with neighboring Warren, Rhode Island.

Bristol Careers

Among the most common occupations in Bristol are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Bristol, Rhode Island work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Bristol Industries

The leading industries in Bristol, Rhode Island are Educational, health and social services, 27%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Bristol job listings indicate that the following industries in Bristol are hiring the most workers:

Bristol Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Bristol, Rhode Island is $32,000, and the median income of households in Bristol was $43,689.

Average Salaries in Bristol, RI

Bristol, RI


According to our Bristol Trends data, the number of Bristol, Rhode Island jobs has increased by 693% since September 2013.
Bristol job trends

Bristol Employment Statistics

Population of Bristol
Total population 22,469
Male 48.22%
Female 51.78%
Median age 38.2
Bristol Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.0%
Median cost of a home $157,100
Median mortgage payment $916
Renter-occupied homes 34.0%
Vacant housing 4.5%
Median monthly rent $572
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,587
Median for all female full-time $26,413
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 55%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 7%
White 98%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Bristol Commute
Carpool 9.2%
Public transportation 2.7%
Average travel time 24 minutes