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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

762.2 767.5 771.4 774.6 771.6 775.3 777.2 779.0 780.6 783.8 785.3 788.0 786.5 -1.5 -0.2

Utah

1,606.5 1,614.4 1,622.7 1,625.3 1,618.6 1,628.3 1,634.4 1,636.4 1,644.8 1,654.0 1,654.5 1,658.9 1,661.9 3.0 0.2

United States

145,141 145,698 146,387 146,904 147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,292 151,682 390 0.3

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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

762.5 787.5 786.5 24.0 3.1 1,662.3 55.5 3.5 151,773 6,469 4.5

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

52.9 56.3 57.0 4.1 7.8                

Mining & Logging(2)

            10.0 1.3 14.9 614 58 10.4

Construction(2)

            130.4 8.1 6.6 7,715 283 3.8

Manufacturing

60.7 63.3 63.3 2.6 4.3 149.9 5.6 3.9 12,747 515 4.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

153.0 160.9 158.4 5.4 3.5 313.7 11.1 3.7 28,420 1,085 4.0

Information

21.1 23.6 24.0 2.9 13.7 45.5 5.0 12.3 2,959 163 5.8

Financial Activities

63.2 62.3 62.5 -0.7 -1.1 96.6 -0.5 -0.5 8,920 200 2.3

Professional & Business Services

134.9 134.5 135.3 0.4 0.3 233.1 -0.4 -0.2 22,154 1,161 5.5

Education & Health Services

89.6 91.6 92.4 2.8 3.1 221.3 7.5 3.5 24,290 645 2.7

Leisure & Hospitality

57.0 62.4 60.9 3.9 6.8 157.8 10.8 7.3 15,782 1,776 12.7

Other Services

22.0 23.3 23.1 1.1 5.0 43.6 1.6 3.8 5,692 296 5.5

Government

108.1 109.3 109.6 1.5 1.4 260.4 5.4 2.1 22,480 287 1.3

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

18,974 22,110 20,405 19,515 14,960 14,399 13,864 12,887 16,696 15,195 14,782 14,627 15,366   -3,608 -19.0

Salt Lake

17,948 20,890 19,276 18,397 14,133 13,606 13,101 12,172 15,770 14,343 13,931 13,795 14,492   -3,456 -19.3

Tooele

1,026 1,220 1,129 1,118 827 793 763 715 926 852 851 832 874   -152 -14.8

Utah

44,553 52,413 46,796 46,413 34,707 33,968 33,035 31,229 40,416 36,470 35,574 34,986 37,570   -6,983 -15.7

United States (in thousands)

8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548   -3,281 -37.2

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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

2.8 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2   -0.6

Salt Lake

2.8 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2   -0.6

Tooele

2.8 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3   -0.5

Utah

2.7 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.2   -0.5

United States

5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.4   -2.1

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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 2021(2)
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Establishments Employment Average Weekly Wages(3) Total Wages (in thousands)
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Salt Lake City, Utah MSA

60,353 5,671 778,086 32,994 4.4 $1,407 7.3 $14,170,396 12.1

Salt Lake

58,972 5,589 758,109 31,946 4.4 1,419 7.4 13,920,755 12.1

Tooele

1,381 82 19,977 1,048 5.5 960 3.2 249,641 8.7

Utah

126,918 9,353 1,624,055 66,230 4.3 $1,231 6.2 $25,908,887 10.9

United States

11,194,120 496,568 148,293,597 7,293,341 5.2 1,418 5.9 2,726,086,283 11.0

(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