Pawtucket Jobs

  • Licensed Banker

    Citizens Financial Group - Pawtucket, RI

    At RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. we empower colleagues to be the best they can be, each and every day. We are a leader in the financial services industry and we know that in...

    from Citizens Financial Group - 6 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Pawtucket, RI

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 14 days ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910

    Swift Transportation Co - Pawtucket, RI

    Experienced Drivers 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 - 4 days ago
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 72,958 at the 2000 census. It is the fourth largest city in the state. The current mayor is James Doyle. Pawtucket was the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Slater Mill, built in 1790 by Samuel Slater on the Blackstone River in downtown Pawtucket, was the first commercially successful cotton-spinning mill with a fully mechanized power system in America. Hasbro, the world's second-largest manufacturer of toys and games, is headquartered in Pawtucket. Originally, there were two Pawtuckets . Pawtucket west of the Blackstone River used to be part of nearby North Providence. East of the Blackstone River was originally settled as part of the Massachusetts town of Rehoboth. Once East Pawtucket was transferred to Rhode Island in the 1860s, both sections merged. It was later incorporated as a city.

Pawtucket Careers

Among the most common occupations in Pawtucket are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 20%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Pawtucket, Rhode Island work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Pawtucket Industries

The leading industries in Pawtucket, Rhode Island are Manufacturing, 18%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Pawtucket job listings indicate that the following industries in Pawtucket are hiring the most workers:

Pawtucket Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Pawtucket, Rhode Island is $32,233, and the median income of households in Pawtucket was $36,407.

Average Salaries in Pawtucket, RI

Pawtucket, RI


According to our Pawtucket Trends data, the number of Pawtucket, Rhode Island jobs has increased by 193% since September 2013.
Pawtucket job trends

Pawtucket Employment Statistics

Population of Pawtucket
Total population 72,896
Male 45.99%
Female 54.01%
Median age 36.4
Pawtucket Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.7%
Median cost of a home $238,500
Median mortgage payment $951
Renter-occupied homes 51.3%
Vacant housing 9.3%
Median monthly rent $723
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,943
Median for all male full-time $35,312
Median for all female full-time $29,154
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 11%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 38%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 14%
White 69%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 2%
Other 15%
Pawtucket Commute
Carpool 0.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 22 minutes