Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 247,600 jobs in Provo, Utah in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,995 employed persons for the month. Provo added 500 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 472 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 247,600 +500 +9,200
CPS 289,995 +472 +13,533

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 July 2017 is at a new high of 247,600.

CPS employment in July 2017 for Provo is at a new high of 289,995.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 247,600 500 289,995 472
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
November 2016 242,600 1,600 280,038 1,077
October 2016 241,000 1,700 278,961 938
September 2016 239,300 500 278,023 911
August 2016 238,800 400 277,112 650