Labor Market Information

The Labor Market Information (LMI) Division collects, analyzes and disseminates a wide variety of information on the Rhode Island labor market. LMI aims to make the latest information readily available to Rhode Island residents, businesses, and organizations so they can make informed decisions about their economic futures. LMI can be contacted by email dlt.lmi@dlt.ri.gov or phone 401-462-8740.

Pandemic Job Recovery

Line Graph of Rhode Island Economic Recovery

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New Occupational Wages reflecting 2021                   

Key Statistics Jun-22 May-22 Jun-21
RI Monthly Jobs 496,400 496,400 480,200
RI Unemployment Rate 2.7% 2.9% 6.2%
US Unemployment Rate 3.6% 3.6% 5.9%
RI Labor Force 571,952 570,116 574,739
  Minimum Wage Median Wage
Rhode Island $12.25/hour $22.97/hour
United States $7.25/hour $22.00/hour

RI Labor Force and Jobs Data Next Release - 10:00am August 18, 2022
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