Utah's Employment Summary: August 2022


SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 16, 2022) — Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for August 2022 increased an estimated 3.4% across the past 12 months, with the state’s economy adding a cumulative 54,400 jobs since August 2021. Utah’s current job count stands at 1,673,200.

August’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is unchanged at 2.0%. Approximately 35,500 Utahns are unemployed. The August national unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent to 3.7%. More...



Utah's Employment Summary: July 2022


SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 19, 2022) — Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2022 increased an estimated 3.5% across the past 12 months, with the state’s economy adding a cumulative 56,600 jobs since July 2021. Utah’s current job count stands at 1,664,300.


July’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 2.0%, unchanged across the past three months, with approximately 35,300 Utahns unemployed. The July national unemployment rate lowered one-tenth to 3.5%. More...




Leveraging labor market data for employers

The dynamic and challenging times of today’s economic and workforce needs must be met with relevant, accurate information to support employers with their business plans. The successful economic advancement of the state is a key priority in Governor Cox’s One Utah Roadmap, and the Utah labor market cannot perform successfully without helpful data to influence solid decision making regarding industry strategies and talent development.  More...