Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,588,200 jobs in Utah in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,584,814 employed persons for the month. Utah added 2,700 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,955 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,588,200 +2,700 +47,900
CPS 1,584,814 +6,955 +54,539

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 December 2019 for Utah is at a new high of 1,588,200.

CPS employment in Utah for December 2019 is at a new high of 1,584,814.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 1,588,200 2,700 1,584,814 6,955
November 2019 1,585,500 5,400 1,577,859 8,052
October 2019 1,580,100 6,000 1,569,807 7,089
September 2019 1,574,100 6,100 1,562,718 6,360
August 2019 1,568,000 700 1,556,358 5,833
July 2019 1,567,300 10,900 1,550,525 5,238
June 2019 1,556,400 1,900 1,545,287 2,930
May 2019 1,554,500 3,300 1,542,357 1,924
April 2019 1,551,200 1,100 1,540,433 2,367
March 2019 1,550,100 2,200 1,538,066 2,632
February 2019 1,547,900 1,700 1,535,434 3,040
January 2019 1,546,200 5,900 1,532,394 2,119