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.

Key Statistics May-24 Apr-24 May-23
RI Monthly Jobs 512,600 513,700 504,300
RI Unemployment Rate 4.3% 4.1% 2.6%
US Unemployment Rate 4.0% 3.9% 3.7%
RI Labor Force 588,614 586,246 572,793
  Minimum Wage Median Wage
Rhode Island $14.00/hour $24.50/hour
United States $7.25/hour $23.11/hour

RI Labor Force and Jobs Data Next Release - 10:00 am July 18, 2024.

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