Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona Job Growth
There were 1,981,200 jobs in Phoenix, Arizona in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,153,334 employed persons for the month. Phoenix added 10,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,561 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Phoenix job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Phoenix, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Phoenix 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 for Phoenix, Arizona
CES employment for Phoenix in December 2016 is at a new high of 1,981,200.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Phoenix is at a new high of 2,153,334.
Employment: CES, CPS
Phoenix, Arizona Employment History