Utah Job Growth
There were 1,523,300 jobs in Utah in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,542,140 employed persons for the month. Utah added 2,800 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,077 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.
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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 August 2018 for Utah is at a new high of 1,523,300.
CPS employment in Utah reached a maximum of 1,544,217 in July 2018. 2,077 jobs have been lost in Utah since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Utah Employment History