Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 594,000 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 663,158 employed persons for the month. Providence lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 919 (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 December 2018 at 595,500. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 672,570 for Providence in July 2018. 9,412 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History