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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Phoenix, Arizona Metro Area

MSA: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
counties: Maricopa, Pinal
Population (2016 estimate): 4.7 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 2.0 million
Average Earnings (2016): $45,590

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 111,460 57.6 1.1 $89,050
Business and Financial Operations 108,850 56.2 1.1 $60,980
IT and Mathematical 76,340 39.4 1.3 $77,420
Architecture and Engineering 35,450 18.3 1.0 $74,870
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 11,190 5.8 0.7 $59,530
Community and Social Services 28,190 14.6 1.0 $39,460
Legal and Judicial 14,910 7.7 1.0 $78,300
Education, Training, and Library 92,420 47.8 0.8 $40,070
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 23,350 12.1 0.9 $41,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 107,250 55.4 0.9 $66,860
Healthcare Support 46,620 24.1 0.8 $29,730
Protective Services 52,380 27.1 1.1 $41,650
Food Preparation and Serving Related 179,090 92.5 1.0 $19,710
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 55,070 28.5 0.9 $23,500
Personal Care and Services 65,200 33.7 1.1 $22,630
Sales and Related 221,480 114.4 1.1 $26,920
Office and Administrative Support 343,570 177.5 1.1 $34,220
Construction and Extraction 78,310 40.5 1.0 $40,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 74,510 38.5 1.0 $41,900
Production 86,160 44.5 0.7 $32,500
Transportation and Material Moving 119,760 61.9 0.9 $30,640

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