Utah's Employment Summary: August 2019



Employment in Utah, for August 2019, grew by an estimated 3.0 percent, adding 45,900 jobs to the economy since August 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,562,500. July’s year-over job growth is revised up one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.7 percent.


August’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent for a third month. Approximately 45,100 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during August. The national unemployment rate is also unchanged at 3.7 percent. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: July 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2019 grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 54,400 jobs to the economy since July 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,558,100. June’s year-over job growth rate is unrevised at 2.9 percent.


July’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 2.8 percent for a second month. Approximately 45,400 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during July. The national unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: June 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for June 2019 grew by an estimated 3.0 percent, adding 45,200 jobs to the economy since June 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,561,400. May’s year-over job growth rate was revised up from 2.9 percent to 3.0 percent.


June’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 2.8 percent is down from May’s 2.9 percent. A year ago, the unemployment rate was 3.1 percent. Approximately 45,500 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during the month. The national unemployment rate ticked up one percentage point to 3.7 percent. More...