Greater Phoenix workforce and labor pool

A workforce that's ready

Relocating to the Phoenix metropolitan area means tapping into one of the nation's top workforces, as measured by CNBC.

Our talent pool is young, educated and ready to work. And because Arizona is a right-to-work state, employment costs here are cheaper than in most major U.S. metropolitan areas.

Did you know?

  • Maricopa County boasts a workforce of 1.6 million people. And they're young. The median age of Maricopa County residents is 34.7 years. The U.S. average is 37.2
  • The region's employment is anticipated to grow at four times the national average.
  • The Arizona Commerce Authority offers numerous incentives to businesses locating in Arizona including grants for job training and tax credits of up to $20,000 for qualified new jobs.

Discover more about the Phoenix metro workforce and population from the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

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