Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,554,300 jobs in Utah in May 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,542,274 employed persons for the month. Utah added 3,100 jobs in May 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,841 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,554,300 +3,100 +42,600
CPS 1,542,274 +1,841 +23,003

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 May 2019 for Utah is at a new high of 1,554,300.

CPS employment in Utah for May 2019 is at a new high of 1,542,274.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2019

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2019 1,554,300 3,100 1,542,274 1,841
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
December 2018 1,540,300 7,000 1,530,275 -147
November 2018 1,533,300 1,400 1,530,422 611
October 2018 1,531,900 5,300 1,529,811 2,562
September 2018 1,526,600 1,600 1,527,249 2,956
August 2018 1,525,000 5,800 1,524,293 2,393
July 2018 1,519,200 4,800 1,521,900 1,749
June 2018 1,514,400 2,700 1,520,151 880