Department of Numbers

Arizona Job Growth

There were 2,898,700 jobs in Arizona in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,324,877 employed persons for the month. Arizona added 7,700 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,882 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,898,700 +7,700 +78,700
CPS 3,324,877 +9,882 +110,617

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 in January 2019 for Arizona is at a new high of 2,898,700.

CPS employment in Arizona for January 2019 is at a new high of 3,324,877.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 2,898,700 7,700 3,324,877 9,882
December 2018 2,891,000 100 3,314,995 -1,372
November 2018 2,890,900 9,500 3,316,367 1,199
October 2018 2,881,400 5,800 3,315,168 9,937
September 2018 2,875,600 4,900 3,305,231 13,420
August 2018 2,870,700 11,000 3,291,811 14,117
July 2018 2,859,700 11,600 3,277,694 13,299
June 2018 2,848,100 4,000 3,264,395 10,916
May 2018 2,844,100 7,900 3,253,479 10,346
April 2018 2,836,200 200 3,243,133 10,401
March 2018 2,836,000 7,500 3,232,732 9,939
February 2018 2,828,500 8,500 3,222,793 8,533