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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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

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While 65 may be the classic retirement age, many workers stay active in the labor force beyond that point. In fact, the recent trend in both Utah and the U.S. is for the older population to work longer (and make more money).

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In this week's #utahlaborblog, Michael Jeanfreau, @JobsUT Regional Economist, takes a look at how the COVID-19 induced recession impacted manufacturing in Cache and Box Elder counties, which have seen two different stories play out.

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Apprenticeship Utah


#Apprenticeships in the U.S. have tended to fall between the cracks of the traditional degree-to-employment route and the short-term, non-committal internship model.” “They should be viewed as a sustainability model being the starting point of a long-ter… https://t.co/ZqBVoz8gIH

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