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Employment in Utah's Seasonal Industries

By Gwen Kervin, Regional Economist — Seasonal employment offers benefits to both employees and employers. Industries that offer seasonal employment can provide employees with additional income and skills development. By hiring seasonal employees, employers can fill employment gaps and try out new employees. Examples of seasonal jobs include retail workers hired during the holiday season, restaurant workers hired during the tourist season, or ski resort workers hired during the snowy months...

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Employment Update: May 2024

Unemployment Rates

State of Utah: 2.9%

United States: 4.0%

Two-Year Job Growth Rates

State of Utah: 2.2%

United States: 1.8%