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Phoenix Employment Update | August 2014

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August Phoenix Employment UpdatePhoenix employment growth picked up in May to 2.1 percent over the last 12 months. The Valley added just under 37,700 new jobs  over the last year.

Education and health services as well as financial activities continue to drive the market forward with the biggest gains. In fact, the two sectors combined make up about 35… Read More

Phoenix Employment Update | July 2014

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July Phoenix Employment UpdatePhoenix employment slowed in May to 1.6 percent over the last 12 months. The Valley added just 28,000 new jobs  over the last year.

The public sector has been a heavy weight on Phoenix’s positive employment growth as government shed over 9,000 in the last year. Education and health services as well as… Read More

Phoenix Employment Update | May 2014

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May Phoenix Employment UpdatePhoenix employment growth has slowed slightly to 2.2 percent over the last 12 months. The Valley added 39,900 new jobs new jobs over the last year.

The top four sectors include Trade, Transportation & Utilities, Education & Health Services, Professional & Business Services, and Financial Activities. These four employment sectors make up the… Read More

August Phoenix Employment Update

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August Phoenix Employment Update

In June, Phoenix lost a staggering 32,500 jobs, resulting in a 100 basis point increase in the unemployment rate from 6.2% to 7.2%. Although most sectors recorded job losses, government had the biggest impact losing 28,100 jobs. Trade, Transportation, and Utilities as well as Professional Business Services both posted gains adding 2,200 jobs and 1,200… Read More