Most Recent Employment Numbers in Utah | September 2018

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 video detailing the most recent employment data for the month of September.

The state of Utah crept up to a 3.2% unemployment rate ranking below the national average which dropped to 3.7%.

Utah also had 3.6% job growth (compared to August of 2017) rate against the 1.7% national growth rate.

“The latest job market statistics indicate that our state continues to ride the momentum of healthy expansion,” says Carrie Mayne, Chief Economist at the Department of Workforce Services. “Job seekers continue to find employment opportunities, despite a slight softening in the labor force measures.”

How Utah Employment Numbers Affect The Staffing Industry utah employment statistics

Laura Lafeen, an account manager in one of our Salt Lake City, Utah staffing offices had this to say about the latest job report:

“With thousands of jobs opening in all industries, the opportunities right now are endless. But as a job seeker looking for work, the labor market can be VERY overwhelming to navigate!

YES is here as a stepping stone for many, helping individuals gain valuable workplace experience. For others, YES can play matchmaker in pairing the right candidates to the right employers.

If you are looking for work but don’t know where to start, choose YES, and we will help find that next opportunity for you!”

Thanks for the input, Laura!

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

Cheers to Utah Jobs!
Eric Nelson

Director of Marketing
Your Employment Solutions
“I help connect Utah jobseekers to Utah jobs.”

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Eric Nelson

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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