Overall unemployment rate moved up to 2.0% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 1,300 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the Ogden-Clearfield, UT market rose by 305 jobs in October and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 20 bps to 2.0%. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Ogden-Clearfield, UT unemployment rate is 140 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 10 bps above the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a negative.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in October versus prior month by 2% 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 October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.4% . Key sectors include:

  • Government: 58,600; +1,300
  • Transportation & Utilities: 50,200; +600
  • Education & Healthcare: 38,200; -300
  • Manufacturing: 37,700; -200
  • Business Services: 30,000; -300
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 26,400; -900
  • Construction, Mining: 24,400; +700
  • Financial Services: 11,200; +300
Ogden-Clearfield, UT Unemployment by Industry October 2022

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

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.