Arizona Job Growth
There were 2,738,000 jobs in Arizona in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,157,308 employed persons for the month. Arizona lost 1,900 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 23,196 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.
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Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Arizona as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Arizona
CES employment peaked in February 2017 for Arizona at 2,739,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Arizona according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Arizona for March 2017 is at a new high of 3,157,308.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arizona Employment History