Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 373,000 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 453,882 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 99 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tucson 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.
Tucson, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tucson 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 Tucson, Arizona
CES employment for Tucson peaked in March 2007 at 387,200. Since then 14,200 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,300 in July 2011, Tucson has gained 22,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 456,230 for Tucson in July 2017. 2,348 jobs have been lost in Tucson since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 453,783, Tucson has added 99 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History