Department of Numbers

Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth

There were 730,500 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 642,031 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 3,700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,780 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 730,500 +3,700 +18,300
CPS 642,031 +1,780 +16,806

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 November 2017 is at a new high of 730,500.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Salt Lake City is at a new high of 642,031.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 730,500 3,700 642,031 1,780
October 2017 726,800 2,000 640,251 -1,520
September 2017 724,800 4,700 641,771 2,073
August 2017 720,100 1,400 639,698 -277
July 2017 718,700 -1,700 639,975 -698
June 2017 720,400 -200 640,673 404
May 2017 720,600 2,100 640,269 2,352
April 2017 718,500 1,900 637,917 1,895
March 2017 716,600 4,000 636,022 3,705
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