Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,435,900 jobs in Utah in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,467,596 employed persons for the month. Utah added 3,000 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,853 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,435,900 +3,000 +42,100
CPS 1,467,596 +8,853 +46,097

Utah Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Utah as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Utah

CES employment in November 2016 for Utah is at a new high of 1,435,900.

CPS employment in Utah for November 2016 is at a new high of 1,467,596.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 1,435,900 3,000 1,467,596 8,853
October 2016 1,432,900 3,800 1,458,743 7,612
September 2016 1,429,100 5,400 1,451,131 6,364
August 2016 1,423,700 -2,100 1,444,767 3,482
July 2016 1,425,800 7,700 1,441,285 2,056
June 2016 1,418,100 2,300 1,439,229 1,678
May 2016 1,415,800 300 1,437,551 1,846
April 2016 1,415,500 3,800 1,435,705 3,231
March 2016 1,411,700 4,400 1,432,474 4,036
February 2016 1,407,300 8,000 1,428,438 3,073
January 2016 1,399,300 1,200 1,425,365 2,861
December 2015 1,398,100 4,300 1,422,504 1,005