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Salt Lake City, Utah, Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, Salt Lake City metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Salt Lake City, Utah MSA

760.8 763.1 761.0 694.5 709.4 718.0 726.2 732.6 736.3 741.7 745.9 750.1 752.6 2.5 0.3

Utah

1,570.9 1,572.2 1,568.7 1,432.2 1,477.3 1,502.7 1,522.5 1,538.9 1,538.8 1,546.6 1,559.6 1,565.1 1,568.3 3.2 0.2

United States

152,234 152,523 150,840 130,161 132,994 137,840 139,566 141,149 141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,669 166 0.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Salt Lake City metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry

Salt Lake City, Utah MSA Utah U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

752.7 759.0 747.7 -5.0 -0.7 1,549.1 -7.7 -0.5 140,948 -9,107 -6.1

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

47.5 50.1 49.2 1.7 3.6                

Mining & Logging(2)

            8.1 -1.0 -11.0 595 -83 -12.2

Construction(2)

            111.6 3.0 2.8 7,064 -179 -2.5

Manufacturing

58.8 59.4 58.3 -0.5 -0.9 138.5 2.0 1.5 12,149 -556 -4.4

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

149.4 158.8 153.1 3.7 2.5 296.4 8.1 2.8 26,987 -768 -2.8

Information

20.3 20.7 20.4 0.1 0.5 37.8 -1.5 -3.8 2,645 -223 -7.8

Financial Activities

61.2 63.0 63.4 2.2 3.6 96.3 4.1 4.4 8,724 -59 -0.7

Professional & Business Services

129.8 133.2 132.5 2.7 2.1 230.5 9.9 4.5 20,285 -751 -3.6

Education & Health Services

87.4 88.4 87.1 -0.3 -0.3 207.3 -7.6 -3.5 23,095 -1,269 -5.2

Leisure & Hospitality

64.7 56.9 57.7 -7.0 -10.8 140.4 -12.4 -8.1 12,569 -3,548 -22.0

Other Services

22.0 21.1 21.1 -0.9 -4.1 40.3 -0.9 -2.2 5,417 -439 -7.5

Government

111.6 107.4 104.9 -6.7 -6.0 241.9 -11.4 -4.5 21,418 -1,232 -5.4

Footnotes
(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(2) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, Salt Lake City metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Salt Lake City, Utah

17,992 18,539 26,884 74,532 63,096 43,052 35,827 31,687 36,084 27,713 28,520 23,713 23,639   5,647 31.4

Salt Lake

16,976 17,525 25,405 71,004 60,069 41,041 34,267 30,262 34,342 26,361 27,088 22,484 22,349   5,373 31.7

Tooele

1,016 1,014 1,479 3,528 3,027 2,011 1,560 1,425 1,742 1,352 1,432 1,229 1,290   274 27.0

Utah

43,232 43,633 47,156 163,709 120,686 106,325 91,049 78,638 66,216 55,454 51,990 49,109 56,085   12,853 29.7

United States (in thousands)

6,504 6,218 7,370 22,504 20,514 18,072 16,882 13,742 12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851   4,347 66.8

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(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, Salt Lake City metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Salt Lake City, Utah

2.6 2.7 4.0 11.2 9.4 6.4 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.5   0.9

Salt Lake

2.6 2.7 4.0 11.2 9.5 6.5 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.1 4.2 3.4 3.5   0.9

Tooele

2.9 2.9 4.3 10.5 9.0 6.0 4.6 4.2 5.0 3.9 4.1 3.5 3.6   0.7

Utah

2.7 2.7 2.9 10.2 7.6 6.4 5.5 4.8 4.0 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.4   0.7

United States

4.0 3.8 4.5 14.4 13.0 11.2 10.5 8.5 7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8   2.8

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(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, Salt Lake City metropolitan area and its component counties, 3rd quarter 2020(2)
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Establishments Employment Average Weekly Wages(3) Total Wages (in thousands)
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Salt Lake City, Utah MSA

53,031 2,942 724,767 -17,198 -2.3 $1,145 6.4 $10,703,185 3.5

Salt Lake

51,764 2,893 707,499 -17,661 -2.4 1,152 6.5 10,514,291 3.5

Tooele

1,267 49 17,268 463 2.8 853 5.8 188,894 7.5

Utah

114,299 5,623 1,518,195 -15,722 -1.0 $1,015 6.1 $19,824,371 4.5

United States

10,561,340 285,816 138,549,503 -10,151,981 -6.8 1,173 7.4 2,086,214,966 -0.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages