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 at 401-462-8740.

Key Statistics Dec-23 Nov-23 Dec-22
RI Monthly Jobs 499,300 497,500 497,400
RI Unemployment Rate 3.2% 2.9% 3.2%
US Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.7% 3.5%
RI Labor Force 575,122 574,155 566,352
  Minimum Wage Median Wage
Rhode Island $14.00/hour $23.73/hour
United States $7.25/hour $22.26/hour

RI Labor Force and Jobs Data Next Release - 10:00 am March, 7 2024.


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