Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island Job Growth
There were 597,600 jobs in Providence, Rhode Island in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 668,555 employed persons for the month. Providence added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 844 (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 July 2018 at 598,500. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Providence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 597,400 in September 2018, Providence has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 672,570 for Providence in July 2018. 4,015 jobs have been lost in Providence since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 667,711, Providence has added 844 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Providence, Rhode Island Employment History