Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 596,000 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 664,371 employed persons for the month. Providence added 1,100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,168 (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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 596,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 671,164 for Providence in December 2006. 6,793 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey. From a August 2011 low of 609,362, Providence has added 55,009 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History