Tempe Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Tempe, AZ

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 13 days ago
  • Human Resources Manager - Benefits

    City of Tempe - Tempe, AZ

    The City of Tempe is seeking a Human Resources Manager who will oversee the Employee Benefits/Insurance Program, City's Deferred Compensation Program, the Wellness Program, and...

    from City of Tempe - 19 days ago
  • Clinical Social Worker

    U.S. Air Force - Tempe, AZ

    Clinical Social Worker U.S. Air Force Position Summary This isn't your average social work job. As a U.S. Air Force Clinical Social Worker, you'll have the important...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a population of 169,712 according to 2006 Census Bureau estimates. Darrell Duppa is usually credited with suggesting the name, adopted in 1879, after comparing the Salt River valley near a 300-foot-tall butte, to the Vale of Tempe near Mount Olympus in Greece. Duppa also had the honor of giving name to Phoenix, 11 years earlier. Tempe is a major suburb of Phoenix and is located immediately southeast. The upscale suburb of Scottsdale is immediately to the north of Tempe. Tempe is the headquarters and executive office of US Airways and the main campus of Arizona State University. It was the longtime host of the Fiesta Bowl, although the BCS game moved to University of Phoenix Stadium, located in Glendale, in 2007. On New Year's Eve, the city hosts the Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party, one of the nation's largest New Year's Eve parties. The event typically has a national band heading a concert, along with several other local...more

Tempe Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tempe are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Tempe, Arizona work for companies, 15 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Tempe Industries

The leading industries in Tempe, Arizona are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 16%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Tempe job listings indicate that the following industries in Tempe are hiring the most workers:

Tempe Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tempe, Arizona is $35,172, and the median income of households in Tempe was $45,644.

Average Salaries in Tempe, AZ

Tempe, AZ


According to our Tempe Trends data, the number of Tempe, Arizona jobs has decreased by 8% since September 2013.
Tempe job trends

Tempe Employment Statistics

Population of Tempe
Total population 166,171
Male 51.14%
Female 48.86%
Median age 28.4
Tempe Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.1%
Median cost of a home $199,300
Median mortgage payment $894
Renter-occupied homes 51.9%
Vacant housing 6.2%
Median monthly rent $739
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,660
Median for all male full-time $36,575
Median for all female full-time $33,770
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 15%
Marital Status
Never married 44%
Currently married 41%
Separated 1%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 11%
White 85%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 5%
Other 8%
Tempe Commute
Carpool 12.9%
Public transportation 4.6%
Average travel time 20 minutes