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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,470,000 jobs in Riverside, California in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,944,918 employed persons for the month. Riverside added 4,600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 15,889 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,470,000 +4,600 +45,400
CPS 1,944,918 +15,889 +58,653

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 1,470,000.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Riverside is at a new high of 1,944,918.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,470,000 4,600 1,944,918 15,889
October 2017 1,465,400 17,200 1,929,029 14,468
September 2017 1,448,200 7,900 1,914,561 22,453
August 2017 1,440,300 300 1,892,108 3,159
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