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Utah's Employment Summary: February 2016


February 2016 continued the trend of strong economic indicators for Utah’s workforce and businesses. Jobs grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 44,700 jobs to the economy as compared to February 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,395,100.

The unemployment rate for February remained unchanged from January 2016, measuring at 3.4 percent. Approximately 50,100 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate also remained unchanged from January at 4.9 percent. More...


Utah's Employment Summary: January 2016

The new year started off strong: Utah's employment in January 2016 grew by an estimated 3.0 percent, adding 40,100 jobs to the economy as compared to January 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,380,800.

January’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month’s revised rate of 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,600 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate showed dropped one- tenth of a percentage point to 4.9. More...

Utah's Employment Summary: December 2015

Utah’s employment for December 2015 grew by an estimated 3.2 percent, adding 43,300 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,408,500.

December’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from last month at 3.5 percent. Approximately 50,700 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate showed no change from November, coming in at 5.0 percent. More...