Department of Numbers

Arizona Job Growth

There were 2,818,600 jobs in Arizona in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,200,146 employed persons for the month. Arizona added 5,200 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,223 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Arizona job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,818,600 +5,200 +63,300
CPS 3,200,146 +8,223 +80,526

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 March 2018 for Arizona is at a new high of 2,818,600.

CPS employment in Arizona for March 2018 is at a new high of 3,200,146.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2018

Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2018 2,818,600 5,200 3,200,146 8,223
February 2018 2,813,400 9,900 3,191,923 6,843
January 2018 2,803,500 8,400 3,185,080 3,396
December 2017 2,795,100 4,100 3,181,684 -1,436
November 2017 2,791,000 -2,600 3,183,120 -468
October 2017 2,793,600 -1,600 3,183,588 5,247
September 2017 2,795,200 10,000 3,178,341 8,770
August 2017 2,785,200 6,300 3,169,571 10,625
July 2017 2,778,900 4,000 3,158,946 11,423
June 2017 2,774,900 9,700 3,147,523 10,306
May 2017 2,765,200 3,500 3,137,217 9,442
April 2017 2,761,700 6,400 3,127,775 8,155