Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona Job Growth
There were 2,088,699 jobs in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,269,935 employed persons for the month. Phoenix added 6,500 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 404 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Phoenix 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.
Phoenix, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Phoenix 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 Phoenix, Arizona
CES employment for Phoenix in May 2018 is at a new high of 2,088,699.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 2,272,601 for Phoenix in March 2018. 2,666 jobs have been lost in Phoenix since then according to the household survey. From a April 2018 low of 2,269,531, Phoenix has added 404 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Phoenix, Arizona Employment History