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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Salt Lake City, Utah Metro Area

MSA: Salt Lake City, UT
counties: Salt Lake, Tooele
Population (2016 estimate): 1.2 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 701,000
Average Earnings (2016): $49,280

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 44,380 65.3 1.3 $86,230
Business and Financial Operations 40,220 59.2 1.1 $59,490
IT and Mathematical 26,450 38.9 1.3 $75,810
Architecture and Engineering 13,490 19.9 1.1 $70,910
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 5,860 8.6 1.1 $57,230
Community and Social Services 7,610 11.2 0.8 $41,670
Legal and Judicial 5,860 8.6 1.1 $64,410
Education, Training, and Library 33,290 49.0 0.8 $45,930
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 11,640 17.1 1.3 $42,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 35,420 52.1 0.9 $61,090
Healthcare Support 14,160 20.8 0.7 $28,370
Protective Services 11,420 16.8 0.7 $36,450
Food Preparation and Serving Related 48,160 70.9 0.8 $20,770
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 18,920 27.8 0.9 $22,460
Personal Care and Services 16,880 24.8 0.8 $22,700
Sales and Related 70,250 103.4 1.0 $29,330
Office and Administrative Support 132,680 195.3 1.2 $32,110
Construction and Extraction 31,330 46.1 1.2 $40,650
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 25,400 37.4 1.0 $45,340
Production 40,980 60.3 0.9 $32,760
Transportation and Material Moving 44,690 65.8 1.0 $32,130

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