Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 250,600 jobs in Provo, Utah in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 291,342 employed persons for the month. Provo added 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,332 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 250,600 +300 +8,000
CPS 291,342 +1,332 +11,304

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 250,600.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Provo is at a new high of 291,342.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 250,600 300 291,342 1,332
October 2017 250,300 1,500 290,010 781
September 2017 248,800 2,400 289,229 754
August 2017 246,400 -500 288,475 -1,101
July 2017 246,900 -200 289,576 53
June 2017 247,100 800 289,523 1,053
May 2017 246,300 1,900 288,470 1,264
April 2017 244,400 500 287,206 -491
March 2017 243,900 -200 287,697 1,832
February 2017 244,100 1,100 285,865 3,593
January 2017 243,000 -700 282,272 1,196
December 2016 243,700 1,100 281,076 1,038