Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,633,300 jobs in Utah in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,644,614 employed persons for the month. Utah added 5,000 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,852 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,633,300 +5,000 +73,700
CPS 1,644,614 +7,852 +70,040

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 November 2021 for Utah is at a new high of 1,633,300.

CPS employment in Utah for November 2021 is at a new high of 1,644,614.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 1,633,300 5,000 1,644,614 7,852
October 2021 1,628,300 8,000 1,636,762 6,796
September 2021 1,620,300 400 1,629,966 4,805
August 2021 1,619,900 6,600 1,625,161 6,154
July 2021 1,613,300 15,300 1,619,007 13,296
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