Arizona Construction Employment Data

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Construction employment in Arizona continues to grow through July 2016 with all employees at 138,300.  This is up from 127,400 in July of 2015 or an increase of 10,900 workers or 8.5%.

State and Area Employment, Hours, and Earnings

Series Id:    SMS04000002000000001
Seasonally Adjusted
State:        Arizona
Area:         Statewide
Supersector:  Construction
Industry:     Construction
Data Type:    All Employees, In Thousands


Construction employment has steadily increased since January of 2011. Total construction employment for the period January 2011 to July 2016 has grown by 27,600 from 110,700 to 138,300 or 24.9%.


Top project in process: The Arizona  Center for Law and Society being built in downtown Phoenix and will be the home of the Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law it is the number 1 project  with a budget of $92.6 million.

The second largest project is the State Route 101 widening project at $73.5 million, the third ranked project is the Mark-Taylor Princess apartment complex at $72 million.

More details on these projects including Project Architect, General Contractor, Square Footage, Bid Dates, Subcontractors and more can be obtained from  We provide up to the minute reporting on all commercial construction projects in the state.


*Data source U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, State Area Employment, Hours and Earnings.

** Phoenix Business Journal,

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