Arizona, Nevada Outpace New Mexico in Construction Employment in November
Arizona saw construction employment grow 1.2% month-over-month in November. Overall, Arizona has added 6,900 construction jobs since November 2014, good for a growth rate of 5.5%.
Nevada has added 30,900 jobs since November of last year, with 7,800 of those coming in the construction industry. Those 7,800 new construction jobs mark a 12.3% gain year over year. November marks the 59th consecutive month of year over year employment growth in Nevada, says Bill Anderson, chief economist for Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.