iIndicator Details

% Paid Work after School

Short Definition: % students who participate in paid work after school

Long Definition:

Percent of students who reported on the SALT survey that they "belonged but didn't attend regularly" or "belonged and attended regularly" or "belonged/participated" in informal paid work (e.g. babysitting, cutting grass, etc.); or paid work at a "real" job (e.g. at a business, restaurant, store, etc.) after school Note: "Real" job only included on high school SALT survey.

Agency Source: RIDE

Time Period(s):
School Year 2003-04,  2004-05,  2005-06,  2006-07,  2007-08,  2009-10,  2010-11,  2011-12,  2012-13,  2013-14

Geographies: School

Data Type: Numeric


As afterschool hours are the peak time for involvement in risky behaviors, this indicator allows for comparison of adolescents' afterschool involvement with their involvement in risky behaviors.


Last SALT survey was administered in 2007-08. The new SurveyWorks! survey is replacing SALT. High Schools were not administered the SALT survey in 2003-04.

In 2009-10 through 2011-12, students were given the option to select 'Work' for what they do outside of school, but 'Paid Work' was not specified.

Universe: Rhode Island public elementary, middle, high school students in participating schools and grades

Tags: Employment, Out-Of-School-Time, Extracurricular activities, After School

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