Department of Numbers

Provo-Orem, Utah Job Growth

There were 307,800 jobs in Provo, Utah in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 349,288 employed persons for the month. Provo lost 500 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 886 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Provo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 307,800 -500 +9,300
CPS 349,288 +886 +13,108

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 peaked in September 2022 at 309,800. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Provo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2022 for Provo is at a new high of 349,288.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Provo, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 307,800 -500 349,288 886
October 2022 308,300 -1,500 348,402 586
September 2022 309,800 1,400 347,816 1,032
August 2022 308,400 1,100 346,784 622
July 2022 307,300 2,900 346,162 188
June 2022 304,400 -1,400 345,974 749
May 2022 305,800 -900 345,225 1,400
April 2022 306,700 2,400 343,825 2,325
March 2022 304,300 1,700 341,500 2,412
February 2022 302,600 1,400 339,088 1,643
January 2022 301,200 2,700 337,445 1,222
December 2021 298,500 0 336,223 43