Utah's Employment Summary: August 2016


Utah’s employment in August 2016 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 44,800 jobs to the economy as compared to August 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,420,900.


The unemployment rate for August’ declined two-tenths from July to 3.7 percent. Approximately 54,800 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate held steady from July to August at 4.9 percent. More...




Utah's Employment Summary: June 2016


Utah’s employment for June 2016 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 48,500 jobs to the economy as compared to June 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,427,800.

June’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two tenths from May to 4.0 percent. Approximately 59,200 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.9 percent. More...



Utah's Employment Summary: April 2016


Utah’s employment for April 2016 grew by an estimated 3.4 percent, adding 46,500 jobs to the economy as compared to April 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,415,800.


April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two tenths from March to 3.7 percent. Approximately 54,800 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment showed no change from March to April, holding at 5.0 percent. More...