Department of Numbers

Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth

There were 727,700 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 644,656 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 1,300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,165 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 727,700 +1,300 +18,900
CPS 644,656 +3,165 +12,339

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 727,700.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Salt Lake City is at a new high of 644,656.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 727,700 1,300 644,656 3,165
January 2018 726,400 3,000 641,491 -2,561
December 2017 723,400 100 644,052 2,162
November 2017 723,300 2,600 641,890 1,639
October 2017 720,700 800 640,251 -1,520
September 2017 719,900 700 641,771 2,073
August 2017 719,200 1,400 639,698 -277
July 2017 717,800 1,300 639,975 -698
June 2017 716,500 2,600 640,673 404
May 2017 713,900 2,100 640,269 2,352
April 2017 711,800 1,100 637,917 1,895
March 2017 710,700 1,900 636,022 3,705