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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

736.3 741.7 745.9 750.1 751.7 754.5 758.0 760.3 760.7 767.3 771.7 776.1 778.0 1.9 0.2

Utah

1,538.8 1,546.6 1,559.6 1,565.1 1,570.1 1,578.7 1,584.6 1,592.4 1,589.9 1,598.0 1,613.3 1,619.9 1,618.9 -1.0 -0.1

United States

141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,359 147,553 194 0.1

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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

737.0 775.0 778.1 41.1 5.6 1,625.2 79.6 5.2 147,682 5,736 4.0

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

50.8 53.2 53.7 2.9 5.7                

Mining & Logging(2)

            8.3 -0.2 -2.4 649 52 8.7

Construction(2)

            124.8 7.1 6.0 7,628 209 2.8

Manufacturing

57.9 61.3 61.0 3.1 5.4 146.2 10.9 8.1 12,462 324 2.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

150.1 158.5 158.4 8.3 5.5 307.4 13.4 4.6 27,422 910 3.4

Information

20.8 21.2 21.3 0.5 2.4 40.2 1.7 4.4 2,801 149 5.6

Financial Activities

61.6 64.3 64.7 3.1 5.0 99.1 5.5 5.9 8,847 137 1.6

Professional & Business Services

131.0 143.1 140.2 9.2 7.0 242.1 13.6 6.0 21,203 1,088 5.4

Education & Health Services

85.4 87.9 87.7 2.3 2.7 214.1 6.8 3.3 23,588 502 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality

52.2 63.6 62.9 10.7 20.5 151.9 17.6 13.1 15,414 1,968 14.6

Other Services

20.8 21.8 21.4 0.6 2.9 41.3 1.1 2.7 5,721 295 5.4

Government

106.4 100.1 106.8 0.4 0.4 249.8 2.1 0.8 21,947 102 0.5

(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

30,196 25,018 22,915 21,117 23,917 24,896 20,060 19,959 19,306 21,828 19,356 17,906 11,504   -18,692 -61.9

Salt Lake

28,729 23,788 21,755 20,014 22,612 23,546 19,010 18,890 18,276 20,645 18,303 16,902 10,877   -17,852 -62.1

Tooele

1,467 1,230 1,160 1,103 1,305 1,350 1,050 1,069 1,030 1,183 1,053 1,004 627   -840 -57.3

Utah

66,216 55,454 51,990 49,109 56,740 59,216 46,785 46,280 45,109 51,466 44,211 42,373 26,563   -39,653 -59.9

United States (in thousands)

12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366   -4,911 -40.0

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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

4.5 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.2 2.8 2.6 1.7   -2.8

Salt Lake

4.5 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.2 2.8 2.6 1.7   -2.8

Tooele

4.2 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.7 3.8 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.3 2.9 2.8 1.7   -2.5

Utah

4.0 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.5 3.6 2.9 2.8 2.7 3.1 2.6 2.5 1.6   -2.4

United States

7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6   -3.1

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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, 1st 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

54,753 4,624 742,289 2,409 0.3 $1,224 3.7 $11,774,440 3.8

Salt Lake

53,457 4,549 723,481 424 0.1 1,234 3.9 11,568,604 3.6

Tooele

1,296 75 18,808 1,985 11.8 845 4.4 205,836 17.8

Utah

117,349 8,279 1,548,810 22,985 1.5 $1,065 3.7 $21,320,585 4.8

United States

10,755,389 400,287 140,455,819 -6,609,296 -4.5 1,289 5.6 2,336,243,610 -0.1

(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