Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth
There were 722,300 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 635,038 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 8,900 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9,709 (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 January 2020 at 766,300. Since then 44,000 jobs have been lost in Salt Lake City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 696,000 in April 2020, Salt Lake City has gained 26,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 662,718 for Salt Lake City in February 2020. 27,680 jobs have been lost in Salt Lake City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 593,647, Salt Lake City has added 41,391 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History