Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,468,400 jobs in Utah in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,519,631 employed persons for the month. Utah added 4,200 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,407 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,468,400 +4,200 +46,600
CPS 1,519,631 +5,407 +66,378

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 May 2017 for Utah is at a new high of 1,468,400.

CPS employment in Utah for May 2017 is at a new high of 1,519,631.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 1,468,400 4,200 1,519,631 5,407
April 2017 1,464,200 4,700 1,514,224 8,270
March 2017 1,459,500 3,100 1,505,954 10,471
February 2017 1,456,400 4,700 1,495,483 9,486
January 2017 1,451,700 2,300 1,485,997 6,235
December 2016 1,449,400 3,100 1,479,762 2,103
November 2016 1,446,300 3,600 1,477,659 2,868
October 2016 1,442,700 3,400 1,474,791 3,447
September 2016 1,439,300 4,600 1,471,344 3,959
August 2016 1,434,700 2,300 1,467,385 4,420
July 2016 1,432,400 7,700 1,462,965 4,790
June 2016 1,424,700 2,900 1,458,175 4,922