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Utah's Employment Summary: October 2017



Employment for October 2017 grew by an estimated 2.7 percent, adding 39,400 jobs to Utah's economy since October 2016. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,492,600. September’s year-over job growth was revised from 2.4 percent to 2.7 percent.


October’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point from the prior month to 3.3 percent. Approximately 51,600 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point from September to 4.1 percent. More...