Department of Numbers

Arizona Job Growth

There were 3,029,500 jobs in Arizona in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,431,893 employed persons for the month. Arizona lost 3,700 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 14,229 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,029,500 -3,700 +108,800
CPS 3,431,893 +14,229 +132,458

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 2022 for Arizona at 3,033,200. Since then 3,700 jobs have been lost in Arizona according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Arizona for March 2022 is at a new high of 3,431,893.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 3,029,500 -3,700 3,431,893 14,229
February 2022 3,033,200 10,900 3,417,664 11,030
January 2022 3,022,300 10,400 3,406,634 12,327
December 2021 3,011,900 16,500 3,394,307 79
November 2021 2,995,400 300 3,394,228 2,797
October 2021 2,995,100 6,100 3,391,431 10,427
September 2021 2,989,000 7,900 3,381,004 12,603
August 2021 2,981,100 1,300 3,368,401 12,851
July 2021 2,979,800 21,200 3,355,550 13,215
June 2021 2,958,600 19,400 3,342,335 13,016
May 2021 2,939,200 10,800 3,329,319 14,688
April 2021 2,928,400 7,700 3,314,631 15,196