Utah’s Employment Summary: April 2015

May 22, 2015

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2015 grew by an estimated 4.0 percent, adding 52,500 jobs to the economy as compared to April 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,347,700. April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior three months of 2015 at 3.4 percent. Approximately 49,700 Utahns were unemployed in the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point to 5.4 percent in April.

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