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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

709.4 718.0 726.2 732.6 736.3 741.7 745.9 750.1 751.7 754.5 758.0 760.3 760.2 -0.1 0.0

Utah

1,477.3 1,502.7 1,522.5 1,538.9 1,538.8 1,546.6 1,559.6 1,565.1 1,570.1 1,578.7 1,584.6 1,592.4 1,594.4 2.0 0.1

United States

132,994 137,840 139,566 141,149 141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,335 144,894 559 0.4

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

710.7 760.6 761.0 50.3 7.1 1,595.7 118.6 8.0 145,385 11,966 9.0

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

50.0 50.8 51.4 1.4 2.8                

Mining & Logging(2)

            8.1 -0.6 -6.9 615 13 2.2

Construction(2)

            119.8 3.5 3.0 7,484 414 5.9

Manufacturing

56.9 58.9 58.9 2.0 3.5 142.4 10.7 8.1 12,269 640 5.5

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

141.2 152.9 154.5 13.3 9.4 301.3 25.3 9.2 27,009 2,179 8.8

Information

19.4 20.4 20.3 0.9 4.6 38.8 1.8 4.9 2,716 131 5.1

Financial Activities

60.9 63.7 64.4 3.5 5.7 99.0 7.0 7.6 8,782 189 2.2

Professional & Business Services

127.9 134.3 136.9 9.0 7.0 239.2 18.4 8.3 20,766 1,528 7.9

Education & Health Services

82.7 88.7 88.4 5.7 6.9 213.3 13.0 6.5 23,567 1,414 6.4

Leisure & Hospitality

44.5 60.1 57.5 13.0 29.2 143.4 30.7 27.2 14,599 4,296 41.7

Other Services

20.2 22.2 21.7 1.5 7.4 41.4 3.5 9.2 5,606 809 16.9

Government

107.0 108.6 107.0 0.0 0.0 249.0 5.3 2.2 21,972 353 1.6

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

55,813 49,352 43,147 36,298 30,196 25,018 22,915 21,117 23,917 24,896 20,060 19,959 19,228   -36,585 -65.5

Salt Lake

53,124 47,036 41,261 34,654 28,729 23,788 21,755 20,014 22,612 23,546 19,010 18,890 18,204   -34,920 -65.7

Tooele

2,689 2,316 1,886 1,644 1,467 1,230 1,160 1,103 1,305 1,350 1,050 1,069 1,024   -1,665 -61.9

Utah

120,686 106,325 91,049 78,638 66,216 55,454 51,990 49,109 56,740 59,216 46,785 46,280 44,905   -75,781 -62.8

United States (in thousands)

20,514 18,072 16,882 13,742 12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829   -11,685 -57.0

Footnotes
(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

8.5 7.2 6.3 5.3 4.5 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.0 3.0 2.8   -5.7

Salt Lake

8.5 7.2 6.3 5.4 4.5 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.8   -5.7

Tooele

7.9 6.5 5.3 4.7 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.7 3.8 3.0 3.0 2.9   -5.0

Utah

7.6 6.4 5.5 4.8 4.0 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.5 3.6 2.9 2.8 2.7   -4.9

United States

13.0 11.2 10.5 8.5 7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5   -7.5

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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, 4th 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

54,894 3,653 745,574 -5,821 -0.8 $1,305 13.7 $12,589,262 12.4

Salt Lake

53,593 3,591 726,743 -8,016 -1.1 1,315 13.9 12,360,241 12.2

Tooele

1,301 62 18,831 2,195 13.2 933 11.5 229,021 26.1

Utah

117,931 6,665 1,557,772 9,877 0.6 $1,154 12.9 $23,266,821 13.2

United States

10,675,800 311,982 140,881,253 -9,124,050 -6.1 1,339 13.0 2,453,930,738 6.3

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