Salt Lake City Jobs

  • RN-Acute Medicine (2 East)

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Salt Lake City, UT

    OVERVIEW: The Acute Medicine nurse is a professional who manages the care of the acutely ill patient with problems in medical, oncology, and rehab needs through collaboration with...

    from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 1 day ago
  • Boeing Business Intern Program Summer 2015 (multiple locations)

    Boeing - Salt Lake City, UT

    This job posting is for the multiple locations listed on this requisition. Would you like an internship that engages you in challenging and meaningful work? Would you like to be...

    from Boeing - 1 day ago
  • CDL-A Truck Drivers – Dedicated – Earn up to .48cpm!

    Navajo Express - Salt Lake City, UT

    Hiring CDL-A Truck Drivers for a dedicated run from Utah to Montana! BONUS PAY UNTIL DEC. 31st! * 4th Quarter Stimulus - Earn up to .48cpm! * Must have CDL-A with Doubles...

    from Navajo Express - 2 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. The name of the city is often shortened to Salt Lake, or its initials, S.L.C. It was originally known as Great Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City has a population of 181,743. The Salt Lake City metropolitan area spans Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties, and has a total estimated population of 1,018,826. Salt Lake City is further situated in a larger urban area known as the Wasatch Front, and until 2003 the Ogden-Clearfield metro area within it was considered part of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. The total estimated population of the Wasatch Front is approximately 2,150,017. The city was founded in 1847 by a group of Mormon pioneers led by their prophet, Brigham Young, who fled hostility and violence in the midwest. Salt Lake City is now the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Mining booms and the construction of the first transcontinental railroad initially brought...more

Salt Lake City Economy

The modern economy of Salt Lake City is service-oriented. In the past, nearby steel, mining and railroad operations provided a strong source of income with Geneva Steel, Bingham Canyon Mine, and oil refineries. Today the city's major industries are government, trade, transportation, utilities, and professional and business services. The city is known as the "Crossroads of the West" for its central geography in the western United States. As a result, Interstate 15 is a major corridor for freight traffic and the area is host to many regional distribution centers. Local, state, and federal governments have their largest presence in the city proper itself, and trade, transportation, and utilities also take up a significant portion of employment, with the major employer being the western North America Delta Air Lines hub at Salt Lake City International Airport. Equally significant are the professional and business services, while health services and health educational services also serve...more

Salt Lake City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Salt Lake City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Salt Lake City, Utah work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Salt Lake City Industries

The leading industries in Salt Lake City, Utah are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 21%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Salt Lake City job listings indicate that the following industries in Salt Lake City are hiring the most workers:

Salt Lake City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah is $30,570, and the median income of households in Salt Lake City was $37,287.

Average Salaries in Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City, UT


According to our Salt Lake City Trends data, the number of Salt Lake City, Utah jobs has decreased by 3% since October 2013.
Salt Lake City job trends

Salt Lake City Employment Statistics

Population of Salt Lake City
Total population 182,670
Male 50.80%
Female 49.20%
Median age 30.8
Salt Lake City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.9%
Median cost of a home $180,500
Median mortgage payment $889
Renter-occupied homes 48.1%
Vacant housing 10.7%
Median monthly rent $619
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,903
Median for all male full-time $32,481
Median for all female full-time $28,658
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 22%
Graduate degree 14%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 12%
White 79%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 4%
Other 13%
Salt Lake City Commute
Carpool 13.2%
Public transportation 7.0%
Average travel time 17 minutes