Tucson, Arizona Job Growth
There were 353,900 jobs in Tucson, Arizona in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 431,512 employed persons for the month. Tucson lost 35,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 35,255 (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 393,100. Since then 39,200 jobs have been lost in Tucson according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 482,194 for Tucson in December 2019. 50,682 jobs have been lost in Tucson since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tucson, Arizona Employment History