Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,487,500 jobs in Utah in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,527,678 employed persons for the month. Utah added 5,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,443 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,487,500 +5,200 +41,200
CPS 1,527,678 +3,443 +50,019

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 2017 for Utah is at a new high of 1,487,500.

CPS employment in Utah for November 2017 is at a new high of 1,527,678.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,487,500 5,200 1,527,678 3,443
October 2017 1,482,300 2,400 1,524,235 2,910
September 2017 1,479,900 7,600 1,521,325 2,376
August 2017 1,472,300 3,900 1,518,949 -1,673
July 2017 1,468,400 -500 1,520,622 -1,255
June 2017 1,468,900 -800 1,521,877 2,106
May 2017 1,469,700 5,500 1,519,771 5,547
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