Salt Lake City employment information

IndexSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Income per capita$28,428$24,312$28,555
Median household income$45,833$59,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,783$71,918$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,064$35,134$33,219
Median earnings male$29,053$36,589$36,116
Median earnings female$22,773$19,798$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%4.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.9%12.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Salt Lake City is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Salt Lake City is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salt Lake City is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salt Lake City is 34% higher than the national average.

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Salt Lake City median earnings by income bracket

Salt Lake City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.8%
Manufacturing sector10.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services4.1%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%11.4%
Public administration2.5%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%2.3%
Education, health & social services19.3%36.2%

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Emigration Canyon, UT1,649$175,272228%
Granite, UT1,788$112,083110%
South Jordan, UT56,528$91,22871%
West Bountiful, UT5,353$82,27154%
Sandy, UT89,521$78,04846%
Salt Lake City, UT189,267$45,83314%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grand Rapids, MI190,739$39,91325%
Sunrise Manor, NV187,647$38,99427%
Tallahassee, FL185,395$39,40726%
Huntsville, AL184,132$49,0608%
Spring Valley, NV183,937$50,7955%
Salt Lake City, UT189,267$45,83314%
Source: The Salt Lake City, UT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.