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Tucson, Arizona Job Growth

There were 388,900 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 474,443 employed persons for the month. Tucson added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,342 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tucson job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 388,900 +300 +7,400
CPS 474,443 +2,342 +8,908

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

Tucson, Arizona Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Tucson in July 2019 is at a new high of 388,900.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Tucson is at a new high of 474,443.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Tucson, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 388,900 300 474,443 2,342
June 2019 388,600 1,500 472,101 2,075
May 2019 387,100 1,200 470,026 550
April 2019 385,900 300 469,476 25
March 2019 385,600 400 469,451 337
February 2019 385,200 300 469,114 273
January 2019 384,900 900 468,841 486
December 2018 384,000 -1,300 468,355 -92
November 2018 385,300 1,000 468,447 80
October 2018 384,300 1,800 468,367 726
September 2018 382,500 100 467,641 985
August 2018 382,400 900 466,656 1,121