Department of Numbers

Arizona Job Growth

There were 2,982,100 jobs in Arizona in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,442,654 employed persons for the month. Arizona added 3,700 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 11,327 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,982,100 +3,700 +73,600
CPS 3,442,654 +11,327 +117,963

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 2020 for Arizona is at a new high of 2,982,100.

CPS employment in Arizona for January 2020 is at a new high of 3,442,654.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 2,982,100 3,700 3,442,654 11,327
December 2019 2,978,400 6,600 3,431,327 -1,864
November 2019 2,971,800 12,900 3,433,191 798
October 2019 2,958,900 6,400 3,432,393 10,961
September 2019 2,952,500 -7,300 3,421,432 15,777
August 2019 2,959,800 21,900 3,405,655 17,644
July 2019 2,937,900 11,400 3,388,011 16,937
June 2019 2,926,500 3,500 3,371,074 13,358
May 2019 2,923,000 7,700 3,357,716 10,907
April 2019 2,915,300 1,100 3,346,809 8,469
March 2019 2,914,200 3,800 3,338,340 6,817
February 2019 2,910,400 1,900 3,331,523 6,832