Utah's Employment Summary: February 2019



Employment for February 2019 grew by an estimated 2.8 percent, adding 42,400 jobs to the economy since February 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,536,300. No revisions were made to January’s job growth rate.


February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point from the prior month to 3.0 percent. Approximately 48,300 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point from last month to 3.8 percent. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: January 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January 2019 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 47,600 jobs to the economy since January 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,526,600. December’s job growth rate was revised downward three-tenths to 2.8 percent.


January’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point from the prior month to 3.1 percent. Approximately 49,400 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point from last month to 4.0 percent. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: December 2018



Utah’s employment for December 2018 grew by an estimated 3.1 percent, adding 47,200 jobs to the economy since December 2017. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,542,600. No revisions were made to November’s job growth rate.


December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month at 3.2 percent. Approximately 49,900 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate increased two tenths of a percentage point from last month to 3.9 percent. More...