Salt Lake City, Utah Job Growth
There were 754,400 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 657,731 employed persons for the month. Salt Lake City added 2,700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 798 (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 February 2020 at 763,100. Since then 8,700 jobs have been lost in Salt Lake City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 694,500 in April 2020, Salt Lake City has gained 59,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 662,718 for Salt Lake City in February 2020. 4,987 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 64,084 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Salt Lake City, Utah Employment History