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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,645,500 jobs in Riverside, California in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,059,474 employed persons for the month. Riverside added 8,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 13,816 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,645,500 +8,000 +96,500
CPS 2,059,474 +13,816 +129,926

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 1,645,500.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Riverside is at a new high of 2,059,474.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,645,500 8,000 2,059,474 13,816
March 2022 1,637,500 6,000 2,045,658 15,962
February 2022 1,631,500 9,700 2,029,696 13,786
January 2022 1,621,800 13,100 2,015,910 12,565
December 2021 1,608,700 7,700 2,003,345 -1,540
November 2021 1,601,000 5,800 2,004,885 1,181
October 2021 1,595,200 3,400 2,003,704 10,239
September 2021 1,591,800 700 1,993,465 13,845
August 2021 1,591,100 4,500 1,979,620 14,881
July 2021 1,586,600 25,800 1,964,739 13,839
June 2021 1,560,800 2,500 1,950,900 11,146
May 2021 1,558,300 9,300 1,939,754 10,206