Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 399,400 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 480,065 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 900 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 600 (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 September 2023 at 400,300. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in October 2023 for Tucson is at a new high of 480,065.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History