Arizona Job Growth
There were 2,875,300 jobs in Arizona in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,333,218 employed persons for the month. Arizona lost 2,300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,851 (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 117,800 jobs have been lost in Arizona according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,661,600 in April 2020, Arizona has gained 213,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Arizona reached a maximum of 3,409,624 in January 2020. 76,406 jobs have been lost in Arizona since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 3,040,409, Arizona has added 292,809 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Arizona Employment History