Department of Numbers

Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth

There were 752,600 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 644,435 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 800 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,221 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 752,600 +800 +14,400
CPS 644,435 +2,221 +9,538

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

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Utah

CES employment for Salt Lake City in August 2019 is at a new high of 752,600.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Salt Lake City is at a new high of 644,435.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 752,600 800 644,435 2,221
July 2019 751,800 4,100 642,214 2,382
June 2019 747,700 1,700 639,832 877
May 2019 746,000 1,800 638,955 443
April 2019 744,200 1,300 638,512 702
March 2019 742,900 1,300 637,810 919
February 2019 741,600 700 636,891 712
January 2019 740,900 1,000 636,179 112
December 2018 739,900 1,100 636,067 12
November 2018 738,800 700 636,055 136
October 2018 738,100 -300 635,919 475
September 2018 738,400 200 635,444 547