Department of Numbers

Arizona Job Growth

There were 2,769,500 jobs in Arizona in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,182,987 employed persons for the month. Arizona added 7,500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,358 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,769,500 +7,500 +41,300
CPS 3,182,987 +13,358 +88,174

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 in November 2017 for Arizona is at a new high of 2,769,500.

CPS employment in Arizona for November 2017 is at a new high of 3,182,987.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 2,769,500 7,500 3,182,987 13,358
October 2017 2,762,000 -5,100 3,169,629 11,169
September 2017 2,767,100 12,500 3,158,460 20,066
August 2017 2,754,600 10,700 3,138,394 28
July 2017 2,743,900 -7,200 3,138,366 -10,350
June 2017 2,751,100 5,900 3,148,716 -10,392
May 2017 2,745,200 2,600 3,159,108 -6,820
April 2017 2,742,600 6,500 3,165,928 8,824
March 2017 2,736,100 -3,800 3,157,104 22,992
February 2017 2,739,900 8,700 3,134,112 19,951
January 2017 2,731,200 -4,200 3,114,161 15,696
December 2016 2,735,400 7,200 3,098,465 3,652