Utah Job Growth
There were 1,552,400 jobs in Utah in September 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,580,574 employed persons for the month. Utah added 12,800 jobs in September 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 21,350 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Utah job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in February 2020 for Utah at 1,587,400. Since then 35,000 jobs have been lost in Utah according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,442,800 in April 2020, Utah has gained 109,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Utah reached a maximum of 1,590,199 in February 2020. 9,625 jobs have been lost in Utah since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,434,307, Utah has added 146,267 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Utah Employment History