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Small Business Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there are 2 accredited schools where small business classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in small business in the state of Rhode Island, which encompasses small business training at the small business bachelors degree level.


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Small Business Employment

Rhode Island 4,600
National 1,708,080

Approximately 0% of the country's small business professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Rhode Island

7,110 6,230 5,580 4,580 4,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, 2,510 less small business professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of small business has shrunk by 35% in Rhode Island. This decline is faster than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$102,150 $110,310 $112,420 $116,980 $126,590
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of small business professionals is declining, the salaries paid to small business professionals are increasing in Rhode Island. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $102,150 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $126,590 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 19% growth in small business professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 187% pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of small business in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Rhode Island, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of small business professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited small business schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In Rhode Island, there were 1 graduates in 2006. And there were 62 graduates from small business courses in 2010.

This represents a 6100% increase in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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