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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,433,700 jobs in Riverside, California in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,895,004 employed persons for the month. Riverside added 4,300 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,294 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,433,700 +4,300 +48,800
CPS 1,895,004 +3,294 +35,851

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 in March 2017 is at a new high of 1,433,700.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Riverside is at a new high of 1,895,004.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,433,700 4,300 1,895,004 3,294
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
August 2016 1,406,300 3,600 1,874,274 4,278
July 2016 1,402,700 2,700 1,869,996 3,920
June 2016 1,400,000 2,400 1,866,076 3,588
May 2016 1,397,600 3,000 1,862,488 2,461
April 2016 1,394,600 9,700 1,860,027 874