Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 386,200 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 466,361 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,858 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tucson 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.
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 peaked in March 2007 at 387,200. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,300 in July 2011, Tucson has gained 35,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Tucson is at a new high of 466,361.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History