SENEDIA Partners/Impact

Submarine Shipbuilding Supply Chain

Sub-Shipbuilding-Compendium-9 Nov 2020

Real Jobs RI

Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium

Maritime Cybersecurity Center

Economic Impact of RI Defense Sector

The RI Defense Cluster is strategically important to the economy of Rhode Island.  It is an innovative and high-tech sector that contributes to economic growth and generates high-paying jobs.  Read the report here:  Economic Impact of the RI Defense Cluster – August 2017 – FINAL

Highlights from the report:

7.6% RI GDP – $4.3 Billion

6.2% RI total employment

~30K RI total jobs supported

Multiplier: 100 RI defense jobs support 119 community jobs

Highest RI wage sector: average salary:$70k private/$92k public