Arizona Job Growth
There were 2,494,800 jobs in Arizona in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,784,180 employed persons for the month. Arizona lost 1,100 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 8,146 (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 October 2007 for Arizona at 2,687,100. Since then 192,300 jobs have been lost in Arizona according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,373,200 in September 2010, Arizona has gained 121,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Arizona reached a maximum of 2,919,845 in February 2008. 135,665 jobs have been lost in Arizona since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 2,748,995, Arizona has added 35,185 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arizona Employment History