Employment Numbers in Utah | January 2021

The Utah Department of Work Force Services releases data on current jobs and unemployment for the state on a monthly basis. Below is the latest employment data for the month of January 2021.

The state of Utah reported a 3.1% unemployment rate ranking well below the national average is 6.3%.

Utah also reported -0.5% job growth (compared to January of 2020) rate against the -6.1% national growth rate. These numbers are compared to a pre-COVID economy.

“Utah’s economic trajectory remains toward repair and expansion,” says Mark Knold, Senior Economist at the Department of Workforce Services. “The economy’s potential remains positive.”

You can listen to Knold’s take on the latest employment numbers, here:

How Employment Numbers Affect the Utah Staffing Industry

“Utah has one of nation’s best job recovery performances this side of the COVID-19 disruption,” says Knold.

Over 50% of major industry groups are adding jobs. Your Employment Solutions (YES) is uniquely positioned to help employers find the right people for the jobs they need filled in this growth-oriented, competitive employment economy.

To work with Your Employment Solutions, please visit our Request an Employee page.

To see our current available Utah jobs please visit youremploymentsolutions.com/jobs

Cheers to Utah Jobs!
Eric Nelson

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Eric is the director of marketing at Your Employment Solutions. He helps connect Utah jobseekers to great Utah jobs. He loves running, going to movies, eating sushi, and then running some more.

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