Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 498,600 jobs in Rhode Island in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 559,199 employed persons for the month. Rhode Island added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 454 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Rhode Island job growth compared to other states.
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Rhode Island Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Rhode Island 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 in Rhode Island
CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Rhode Island at 507,800. Since then 9,200 jobs have been lost in Rhode Island according to the employer survey. From a trough of 399,700 in April 2020, Rhode Island has gained 98,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Rhode Island for September 2022 is at a new high of 559,199.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rhode Island Employment History