Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 495,400 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 529,959 employed persons for the month. Providence lost 100,700 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 134,845 (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 February 2020 at 607,700. Since then 112,300 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 671,552 for Providence in February 2020. 141,593 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History