What kind of jobs are there in Tucson, AZ?

The University of Arizona, defense contractor Raytheon and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base are some of Tucson's largest employers. Other industries are well-represented in Tucson, most notably in the leisure and hospitality fields.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Tucson has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Tucson
$47,610

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

4.4%
of people are without a job

0.7 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Tucson

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
40,500
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Employment
30,900
Janitor
Salary: $21.99k - $33.49k

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Employment
18,300
Accountant
Salary: $55.07k - $92.91k