Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 236,800 jobs in Provo, Utah in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 276,410 employed persons for the month. Provo added 900 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,686 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 236,800 +900 +8,800
CPS 276,410 +1,686 +11,552

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Provo, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Provo 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 for Provo, Utah

CES employment for Provo in December 2016 is at a new high of 236,800.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Provo is at a new high of 276,410.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 236,800 900 276,410 1,686
November 2016 235,900 900 274,724 2,533
October 2016 235,000 400 272,191 642
September 2016 234,600 -1,300 271,549 -288
August 2016 235,900 0 271,837 237
July 2016 235,900 -300 271,600 674
June 2016 236,200 2,000 270,926 1,539
May 2016 234,200 -1,600 269,387 -746
April 2016 235,800 700 270,133 231
March 2016 235,100 2,300 269,902 2,616
February 2016 232,800 3,600 267,286 1,789
January 2016 229,200 1,200 265,497 639