Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 269,000 jobs in Provo, Utah in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 302,229 employed persons for the month. Provo added 800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,647 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 269,000 +800 +9,800
CPS 302,229 +2,647 +5,396

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Provo, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Provo 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 for Provo, Utah

CES employment for Provo in February 2019 is at a new high of 269,000.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Provo is at a new high of 302,229.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 269,000 800 302,229 2,647
January 2019 268,200 1,800 299,582 4,224
December 2018 266,400 100 295,358 -460
November 2018 266,300 200 295,818 -3
October 2018 266,100 300 295,821 -413
September 2018 265,800 1,700 296,234 -851
August 2018 264,100 2,200 297,085 -1,162
July 2018 261,899 2,699 298,247 20
June 2018 259,200 -1,900 298,227 9
May 2018 261,100 700 298,218 -111
April 2018 260,399 699 298,329 229
March 2018 259,700 500 298,100 1,267