Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 591,100 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 649,431 employed persons for the month. Providence added 1,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Providence job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Providence, Rhode Island Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Providence 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 Providence, Rhode Island
CES employment for Providence peaked in July 2017 at 591,200. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 588,100 in September 2017, Providence has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 671,164 for Providence in December 2006. 21,733 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey. From a August 2011 low of 608,920, Providence has added 40,511 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History