Department of Numbers

Utah Job Growth

There were 1,499,000 jobs in Utah in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,530,424 employed persons for the month. Utah added 3,100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,859 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,499,000 +3,100 +46,200
CPS 1,530,424 +3,859 +38,247

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 February 2018 for Utah is at a new high of 1,499,000.

CPS employment in Utah for February 2018 is at a new high of 1,530,424.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,499,000 3,100 1,530,424 3,859
January 2018 1,495,900 5,600 1,526,565 2,826
December 2017 1,490,300 4,600 1,523,739 -409
November 2017 1,485,700 5,700 1,524,148 389
October 2017 1,480,000 4,500 1,523,759 3,013
September 2017 1,475,500 4,100 1,520,746 3,985
August 2017 1,471,400 3,400 1,516,761 4,128
July 2017 1,468,000 -1,000 1,512,633 4,108
June 2017 1,469,000 5,900 1,508,525 3,671
May 2017 1,463,100 3,200 1,504,854 3,957
April 2017 1,459,900 1,600 1,500,897 4,274
March 2017 1,458,300 5,500 1,496,623 4,446