Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 371,700 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 458,715 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 2,700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 89 (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 August 2019 at 396,000. Since then 24,300 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey. From a trough of 350,000 in April 2020, Tucson has gained 21,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 482,194 for Tucson in December 2019. 23,479 jobs have been lost in Tucson since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 431,735, Tucson has added 26,980 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History