Department of Numbers

Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth

There were 788,800 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 686,970 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 3,500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,000 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 788,800 +3,500 +26,300
CPS 686,970 +2,000 +21,755

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 788,800.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Salt Lake City is at a new high of 686,970.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 788,800 3,500 686,970 2,000
March 2022 785,300 1,500 684,970 2,861
February 2022 783,800 3,200 682,109 1,604
January 2022 780,600 1,600 680,505 827
December 2021 779,000 1,800 679,678 -244
November 2021 777,200 1,900 679,922 228
October 2021 775,300 3,700 679,694 1,837
September 2021 771,600 -3,000 677,857 2,529
August 2021 774,600 3,200 675,328 2,809
July 2021 771,400 3,900 672,519 2,790
June 2021 767,500 5,300 669,729 2,335
May 2021 762,200 -300 667,394 2,179