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 or phone at 401-462-8740.

Rhode Island-based Jobs

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State of the State: Profiles of RI Cities & Towns


Key Statistics Feb-24 Jan-24 Feb-23
RI Monthly Jobs 512,100 512,300 502,800
RI Unemployment Rate 3.9% 3.6% 2.8%
US Unemployment Rate 3.9% 3.7% 3.6%
RI Labor Force 578,496 576,169 570,505
  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 April, 18 2024.

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