Department of Numbers

Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth

There were 716,800 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 636,005 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 4,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,688 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 716,800 +4,200 +22,400
CPS 636,005 +3,688 +28,004

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

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Utah

CES employment for Salt Lake City in March 2017 is at a new high of 716,800.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Salt Lake City is at a new high of 636,005.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 716,800 4,200 636,005 3,688
February 2017 712,600 300 632,317 4,568
January 2017 712,300 -2,000 627,749 1,258
December 2016 714,300 2,100 626,491 1,266
November 2016 712,200 900 625,225 1,716
October 2016 711,300 4,300 623,509 2,332
September 2016 707,000 2,300 621,177 2,152
August 2016 704,700 1,200 619,025 2,101
July 2016 703,500 3,100 616,924 2,302
June 2016 700,400 1,800 614,622 2,077
May 2016 698,600 1,500 612,545 2,298
April 2016 697,100 2,700 610,247 2,246