Utah Job Growth
There were 1,286,100 jobs in Utah in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,316,586 employed persons for the month. Utah lost 1,600 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 11,876 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in March 2013 for Utah at 1,287,700. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Utah according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Utah reached a maximum of 1,339,691 in February 2008. 23,105 jobs have been lost in Utah since then according to the household survey. From a October 2010 low of 1,249,036, Utah has added 67,550 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Utah Employment History