Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 597,100 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 664,394 employed persons for the month. Providence lost 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,460 (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 June 2019 at 597,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 670,971 for Providence in December 2006. 6,577 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey. From a September 2011 low of 609,875, Providence has added 54,519 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History