Utah's Employment Summary: October 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for October 2019 grew by an estimated 3.3%, adding 51,200 jobs to the economy since October 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,593,200. September’s year-over job growth is unrevised at 3.0%.


October’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate lowered two-tenths of a percentage point to 2.5%. Approximately 41,000 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during October. The national unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.6%. More...





Utah's Employment Summary: September 2019



Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for September 2019 grew by an estimated 3.0 percent, adding 45,400 jobs to the economy since September 2018. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,578,900. August’s year-over job growth is unrevised at 3.0 percent.


September’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate lowered one-tenth of a percentage point to 2.7 percent. Approximately 43,400 Utahns were unemployed and actively seeking work during September. The national unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.5 percent. More...





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...