Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 4.5% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 100 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ market declined by 458 jobs in October and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ unemployment rate is 110 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 70 bps above the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a negative.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in October versus prior month by 3.1% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Unemployment October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs declined by -1.0%. Key sectors include:

  • Government: 10,400; -100
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Unemployment by Industry October 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through October 2022 (Data published December 2022 and reports created on December 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.