Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth
There were 68,700 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,152 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 21 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Flagstaff, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Flagstaff 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 for Flagstaff, Arizona
CES employment for Flagstaff peaked in August 2018 at 69,400. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 55,700 in April 2020, Flagstaff has gained 13,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in September 2023 for Flagstaff is at a new high of 73,152.
Employment: CES, CPS
Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History