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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,439,900 jobs in Riverside, California in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,892,535 employed persons for the month. Riverside lost 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,586 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,439,900 -100 +33,600
CPS 1,892,535 +3,586 +18,261

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Riverside, California Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Riverside as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Riverside, California

CES employment for Riverside peaked in July 2017 at 1,440,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Riverside according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,895,768 for Riverside in March 2017. 3,233 jobs have been lost in Riverside since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 1,887,633, Riverside has added 4,902 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 1,439,900 -100 1,892,535 3,586
July 2017 1,440,000 1,600 1,888,949 1,316
June 2017 1,438,400 300 1,887,633 -6,006
May 2017 1,438,100 3,100 1,893,639 115
April 2017 1,435,000 700 1,893,524 -2,244
March 2017 1,434,300 4,900 1,895,768 4,058
February 2017 1,429,400 7,800 1,891,710 1,842
January 2017 1,421,600 -5,700 1,889,868 -378
December 2016 1,427,300 2,700 1,890,246 3,981
November 2016 1,424,600 6,900 1,886,265 4,217
October 2016 1,417,700 7,900 1,882,048 3,798
September 2016 1,409,800 3,500 1,878,250 3,976