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Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California Job Growth

There were 1,509,300 jobs in Riverside, California in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,986,475 employed persons for the month. Riverside lost 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9,163 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Riverside job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,509,300 -300 +39,000
CPS 1,986,475 +9,163 +43,961

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 peaked in September 2018 at 1,509,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Riverside according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Riverside is at a new high of 1,986,475.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Riverside, California Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 1,509,300 -300 1,986,475 9,163
September 2018 1,509,600 1,000 1,977,312 14,468
August 2018 1,508,600 3,500 1,962,844 5,523
July 2018 1,505,100 6,900 1,957,321 13,388
June 2018 1,498,200 6,300 1,943,933 -1,000
May 2018 1,491,900 6,800 1,944,933 -320
April 2018 1,485,100 3,000 1,945,253 -10,156
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