Overall unemployment rate moved down to 2.0% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 1,700 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Ogden-Clearfield, UT market rose by 1,954 jobs in July and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 30 bps to 2.0%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 5 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Ogden-Clearfield, UT unemployment rate is 178 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 60 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in July versus prior month by 4.6% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Ogden-Clearfield, UT Unemployment July 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs stayed flat. Key sectors include:

  • Government: 55,500; -1,700
  • Transportation & Utilities: 50,100; +800
  • Manufacturing: 38,600; +200
  • Education & Healthcare: 37,200; +500
  • Business Services: 31,200; -100
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 28,300; +400
  • Construction, Mining: 23,200; -200
  • Financial Services: 11,300; no change
  • Other Jobs: 7,400; +200
  • IT & Development: 2,200; no change
Ogden-Clearfield, UT Unemployment by Industry July 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through July 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on September 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.