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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,484,000 jobs in Riverside, California in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,944,491 employed persons for the month. Riverside added 1,900 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 10,918 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,484,000 +1,900 +45,100
CPS 1,944,491 -10,918 +37,736

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 2018 is at a new high of 1,484,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,957,184 for Riverside in February 2018. 12,693 jobs have been lost in Riverside since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 1,484,000 1,900 1,944,491 -10,918
March 2018 1,482,100 1,200 1,955,409 -1,775
February 2018 1,480,900 1,300 1,957,184 5,383
January 2018 1,479,600 3,200 1,951,801 1,410
December 2017 1,476,400 600 1,950,391 4,101
November 2017 1,475,800 5,500 1,946,290 3,776
October 2017 1,470,300 7,500 1,942,514 4,964
September 2017 1,462,800 4,300 1,937,550 6,941
August 2017 1,458,500 3,700 1,930,609 6,709
July 2017 1,454,800 3,200 1,923,900 6,621
June 2017 1,451,600 4,700 1,917,279 6,266
May 2017 1,446,900 8,000 1,911,013 4,258