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WHY IT MATTERS

Arizonans want jobs that utilize their talents, build their future, and help our economy thrive.

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

Arizonans have the career advancement, training and education opportunities they need to reach their full potential and are equipped to participate at all stages of life in a growing, vibrant and rapidly evolving economy.

 

The following metrics have been identified through a rigorous process in consultation with Arizona leaders and subject matter experts.

 

Jobs Progress Meter Data Profile Report

This local report is intended to provide timely and trusted data that can be used by communities to better inform them on how they are doing on what matters most to them. Within this document, you may compare select Arizona geographies on key measures in this Progress Meter. In future updates, these reports will contain the most recent and regularly-updated data available on-demand.

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JOBS
DATA INSIGHT

3.34%

2017-2018 December Average Wage Growth

Arizona’s average wages per worker grew slightly faster than the US as a whole in 2017 to $50,146. Nationally, workers had a growth rate of 3.30% and an average wage of $55,390 over the same period.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

0.6%

Sierra Vista-Douglas Area Arizona Job Growth December 2017-2018 (Preliminary)

December 2018 preliminary jobs numbers indicate the Sierra Vista-Douglas area has positive job growth for only the second year in the last 10 years. Arizona’s growth remains robust at 3.31% year-over-year.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS CONSULTED FOR THIS METER

• Arizona Business & Education Coalition

• Arizona Commerce Authority

• Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

• Arizona State University Seidman Research Institute

• Cochise College

• Elliott D. Pollack & Company

• Greater Phoenix Economic Council

• Greater Phoenix Leadership

• Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp

• Ramirez Advisors Inter-National

• Southern Arizona Leadership Council

• Sunbelt Holdings

• TGen North

• University of Arizona Economic and Business Research Center

 


 

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