Arizona Job Growth
There were 2,983,500 jobs in Arizona in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,412,686 employed persons for the month. Arizona added 6,500 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 19,110 (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 2020 for Arizona at 2,993,100. Since then 9,600 jobs have been lost in Arizona according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,661,600 in April 2020, Arizona has gained 321,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Arizona for August 2021 is at a new high of 3,412,686.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arizona Employment History