Total Labor Force (2018)

1,580,279

Total Population

3,161,105

Population Rank Among States

31st

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$9,158

Rank Among States

50th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.1%

State Workforce Board
(Single Area State)

State Workforce Development Board (Utah)

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Utah
State Workforce Plan

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Utah Department of Workforce Services

Official State Workforce Agency

Jobs.Utah.gov

Official State Job Bank

WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Utah under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Colleges and universities

Utah's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Utah National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
3.3%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
4.1%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.1%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
26.7%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
68.3%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (7.9% Utah | 12.0% National)
7.9%
12%
High school (22.3% Utah | 27.1% National)
22.3%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (35.2% Utah | 28.9% National)
35.2%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (34.6% Utah | 32.0% National)
34.6%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Utah's Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Latest Social Media Updates

Utah Department of Workforce Services


Utah’s job market contracted by -0.9% over the past year, sidelining 14,800 jobs in the economy. #UTecon #utpol #utbiz https://t.co/xesoIemhg1 JobsUT photo

The #Utah Sept. '20 employment report will be released on Friday, Oct. 16.

You can find the most recent #UTecon data here: https://t.co/QYfcvpXQOG | #utpol #utbiz https://t.co/YRkYZSmAHF

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Today Lt. Gov. @SpencerJCox announced a new campaign to let Utahns know that there ARE jobs available! It may be time to look for something new, and you can find the hottest jobs available in Utah's growing industries at https://t.co/y6PbzcHgmu.

#NowHiring #HotJobs #utpol https://t.co/cGtjAKptY1

#Utah swept the 2020 @USDOL unemployment performance awards for operational excellence among medium-sized states. @JobsUT received 4 awards for appeals decisions, tax operations, benefit payments and program integrity. #NASWASummit19 #WorkforceMonth #utpol https://t.co/qZ7grYAOBM

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Apprenticeship Utah


ODEP promotes inclusive #apprenticeship program models that meet employer needs by attracting a diverse candidate, including people with disabilities. #apprenticeshipswork https://t.co/NczQTQdCIu

Help middle schoolers discover apprenticeships, see high school #apprenticeship programs action and check out new remote ready student activities. #apprenticeshipswork https://t.co/uqA8nLJxdk

Not only do #preapprenticeships open the door to a range of opportunities, but they also prepare individuals with the skills to be successful in #apprenticeships https://t.co/5FljXaS7oB

Largest private sector gains in September 2020:
• Construction: 7,500 jobs
• Trade, Transportation and Utilities: 6,900 jobs
• Other Services: 3,300 jobs
• Financial Activities: 2,900 jobs
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