Utah's Employment Summary: January 2017


Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January 2017 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 43,800 jobs to the economy since January 2016. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,431,800.


January’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one tenth of a percent from December to 3.1. Approximately 47,800 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point from December to 4.8 percent. More...




Utah's Employment Summary: December 2016


Employment in Utah for December 2016 grew by an estimated 2.8 percent, adding 40,000 jobs to the economy since December 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,447,900.


December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from November at 3.1 percent. Approximately 47,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point from November to 4.7 percent. More...




Utah's Employment Summary: November 2016


Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for November 2016 grew by an estimated 3.0 percent, adding 42,100 jobs to the economy since November 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,447,700.


November’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth from October to 3.1 percent. Approximately 46,600 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate dropped three tenths of a percentage point from October to 4.6 percent. More...