Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth
There were 740,000 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 638,268 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,353 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Salt Lake City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in August 2018 at 740,800. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Salt Lake City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 740,000 in September 2018, Salt Lake City has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 649,537 for Salt Lake City in May 2018. 11,269 jobs have been lost in Salt Lake City since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History