Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,678,000 jobs in Utah in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,702,268 employed persons for the month. Utah added 600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,260 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,678,000 +600 +59,400
CPS 1,702,268 +2,260 +54,433

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 September 2022 for Utah is at a new high of 1,678,000.

CPS employment in Utah for September 2022 is at a new high of 1,702,268.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 1,678,000 600 1,702,268 2,260
August 2022 1,677,400 3,800 1,700,008 2,703
July 2022 1,673,600 7,700 1,697,305 3,459
June 2022 1,665,900 4,100 1,693,846 5,051
May 2022 1,661,800 2,900 1,688,795 7,619
April 2022 1,658,900 4,400 1,681,176 9,008
March 2022 1,654,500 500 1,672,168 10,276
February 2022 1,654,000 9,200 1,661,892 5,292
January 2022 1,644,800 8,400 1,656,600 3,266
December 2021 1,636,400 2,000 1,653,334 138
November 2021 1,634,400 6,100 1,653,196 1,290
October 2021 1,628,300 9,700 1,651,906 4,071