Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 571,900 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 625,672 employed persons for the month. Providence added 9,500 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,348 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Providence job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||July 2021||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 603,500. Since then 31,600 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 476,000 in April 2020, Providence has gained 95,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 672,503 for Providence in December 2019. 46,831 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 541,894, Providence has added 83,778 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History