Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 269,800 jobs in Provo, Utah in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 302,316 employed persons for the month. Provo added 1,400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 608 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 269,800 +1,400 +7,900
CPS 302,316 +608 +6,534

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 July 2019 is at a new high of 269,800.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Provo is at a new high of 302,316.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 269,800 1,400 302,316 608
June 2019 268,400 -400 301,708 121
May 2019 268,800 -500 301,587 125
April 2019 269,300 200 301,462 473
March 2019 269,100 300 300,989 693
February 2019 268,800 600 300,296 925
January 2019 268,200 1,800 299,371 250
December 2018 266,400 100 299,121 47
November 2018 266,300 200 299,074 215
October 2018 266,100 300 298,859 751
September 2018 265,800 1,700 298,108 1,077
August 2018 264,100 2,200 297,031 1,249