Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 390,200 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 469,863 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 5,600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 647 (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 2022 at 395,800. Since then 5,600 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 470,580 for Tucson in June 2022. 717 jobs have been lost in Tucson since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History