Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,614,000 jobs in Utah in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,619,000 employed persons for the month. Utah added 16,000 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,289 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,614,000 +16,000 +91,500
CPS 1,619,000 +13,289 +62,888

Utah Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Utah 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 in Utah

CES employment in July 2021 for Utah is at a new high of 1,614,000.

CPS employment in Utah for July 2021 is at a new high of 1,619,000.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 1,614,000 16,000 1,619,000 13,289
June 2021 1,598,000 8,100 1,605,711 8,533
May 2021 1,589,900 -2,500 1,597,178 5,919
April 2021 1,592,400 7,800 1,591,259 5,751
March 2021 1,584,600 5,900 1,585,508 3,764
February 2021 1,578,700 8,600 1,581,744 1,217
January 2021 1,570,100 5,000 1,580,527 6,949
December 2020 1,565,100 5,500 1,573,578 -996
November 2020 1,559,600 13,000 1,574,574 -322
October 2020 1,546,600 7,800 1,574,896 3,797
September 2020 1,538,800 -100 1,571,099 6,561
August 2020 1,538,900 16,400 1,564,538 8,426