Key Statistics Jun-21 May-21 Jun-20
RI Monthly Jobs 471,000 469,300 436,000
RI Unemployment Rate 5.9% 6.0% 10.9%
US Unemployment Rate 5.9% 5.8% 11.1%
RI Labor Force 538,466 539,721 512,993
  Minimum Wage Median Wage
Rhode Island $11.50/hour $22.77/hour
United States $7.25/hour $20.17/hour

RI Labor Force and Jobs Data Next Release - 10:00am August 19th, 2021

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