Richmond, Virginia Job Growth
There were 714,800 jobs in Richmond, Virginia in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 710,941 employed persons for the month. Richmond added 4,000 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,471 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Richmond 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.
Richmond, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Richmond 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 Richmond, Virginia
CES employment for Richmond in September 2023 is at a new high of 714,800.
CPS employment in September 2023 for Richmond is at a new high of 710,941.
Employment: CES, CPS
Richmond, Virginia Employment History