Arizona Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Maricopa County Arizona, 95,602
County with the Most Employees: Maricopa County Arizona, 1,722,439
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Greenlee County Arizona, $1,329
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Yuma County Arizona, 12.3%



Apache County Arizona

Total Businesses4380.3% of state total
Total Employment7,2940.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75776.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate10.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6013.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,42733.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified255.7% of county businesses
Most Employees General medical and surgical hospitals1,31818.1% of county employees



Cochise County Arizona

Total Businesses2,0121.3% of state total
Total Employment22,7940.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74174.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade30115.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade4,43019.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1467.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,39810.5% of county employees



Coconino County Arizona

Total Businesses3,1862.0% of state total
Total Employment46,6411.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73874.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade45814.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services12,77127.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2678.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,77414.5% of county employees



Gila County Arizona

Total Businesses8660.5% of state total
Total Employment9,4420.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79179.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services11813.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,80019.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places869.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,40514.9% of county employees



Graham County Arizona

Total Businesses4660.3% of state total
Total Employment6,0550.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73574.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7716.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,40923.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places306.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5429.0% of county employees



Greenlee County Arizona

Total Businesses820.1% of state total
Total Employment3,9780.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,329134.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1518.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1473.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places67.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Unclassified20.1% of county employees



La Paz County Arizona

Total Businesses3000.2% of state total
Total Employment3,4320.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62863.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7023.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,13233.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3210.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places38111.1% of county employees



Maricopa County Arizona

Total Businesses95,60260.3% of state total
Total Employment1,722,43970.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,007101.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services14,01014.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare248,83914.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified8,8429.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places143,7808.3% of county employees



Mohave County Arizona

Total Businesses3,5842.3% of state total
Total Employment41,4611.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69570.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade49913.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade8,86221.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified2537.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,90711.8% of county employees



Navajo County Arizona

Total Businesses1,5030.9% of state total
Total Employment18,1890.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71372.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade23015.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade3,93321.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1348.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,51613.8% of county employees



Pima County Arizona

Total Businesses18,40111.6% of state total
Total Employment295,16612.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$83884.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,43213.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare58,73119.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified1,3727.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places29,50210.0% of county employees



Pinal County Arizona

Total Businesses3,0101.9% of state total
Total Employment40,8541.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73073.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade40013.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade8,23220.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2157.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,42210.8% of county employees



Santa Cruz County Arizona

Total Businesses1,1390.7% of state total
Total Employment9,5090.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72172.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Wholesale trade19717.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,06321.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers11710.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers1,27113.4% of county employees



Yavapai County Arizona

Total Businesses5,4543.4% of state total
Total Employment52,1822.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71271.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade68812.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare10,12619.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified3957.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,28312.0% of county employees



Yuma County Arizona

Total Businesses3,0281.9% of state total
Total Employment52,2602.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67968.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate12.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade39613.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade8,22715.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2076.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Support activities for crop production8,97417.2% of county employees






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