Jobs in Salt Lake City on the Rise

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the number of jobs in the Salt Lake City metro increased by 23,700 during 2016, up 3.4 percent.

That rate was tied for no. 2 among the nation’s 51 metropolitan areas that have at least 1 million residents. Others tied with Salt Lake City were San Jose and Seattle. Orlando topped the list, up by 4.2 percent.