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Prescott, Arizona Job Growth

There were 68,200 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 104,223 employed persons for the month. Prescott added 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 68 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Prescott job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,200 +200 +2,700
CPS 104,223 +68 +4,766

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Prescott, Arizona Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Prescott 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 Prescott, Arizona

CES employment for Prescott peaked in January 2022 at 68,500. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey. From a trough of 68,000 in March 2022, Prescott has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Prescott is at a new high of 104,223.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Prescott, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 68,200 200 104,223 68
March 2022 68,000 -100 104,155 393
February 2022 68,100 -400 103,762 560
January 2022 68,500 500 103,202 695
December 2021 68,000 500 102,507 -49
November 2021 67,500 300 102,556 122
October 2021 67,200 800 102,434 566
September 2021 66,400 200 101,868 700
August 2021 66,200 200 101,168 651
July 2021 66,000 200 100,517 507
June 2021 65,800 0 100,010 313
May 2021 65,800 300 99,697 240