Tucson Jobs

  • Senior .NET Software Engineer

    Red -n Ranch - Tucson, AZ

    Location: Tucson, AZ Position Type: Six-Month Contract Salary: up to $70 per hour W2! Residency Requirements:This position is open to US Citizens only. Sponsorship is not...

    from Red -N Ranch - 20 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Tucson, AZ

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 20 hours ago
  • OB/GYN Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Tucson, AZ

    OB/GYN Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way.

    from U.S. Air Force - 4 hours ago
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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson is the seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, located 118 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles north of the Mexican border. As of July 1 2005, a Census Bureau estimate put the city's population at 515,526, Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo."

Tucson Economy

Much of Tucson's economic development has been centered around the development of the University of Arizona, which is currently the second largest employer in the city. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, located on the southeastern edge of the city, also provides many jobs for Tucson residents. Its presence, as well as the presence of a US Army Intelligence Center , has led to the development of a significant number of high-tech industries, including government contractors, in the area. Today, there are more than 1,200 businesses employing over 50,000 people in the high-tech industries of Southern Arizona. The City of Tucson, Pima County, the State of Arizona and the private sector have all made commitments to create a growing, healthy economy with high-tech industries as its foundation. Advanced technology companies like Raytheon Missile Systems, Texas Instruments, IBM, Intuit, Inc., Universal Avionics, Misys Healthcare Systems, Sanofi-Aventis, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., and...more

Tucson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tucson are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Tucson, Arizona work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Tucson Industries

The leading industries in Tucson, Arizona are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 21%; Retail trade, 12%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Tucson job listings indicate that the following industries in Tucson are hiring the most workers:

Tucson Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tucson, Arizona is $30,722, and the median income of households in Tucson was $34,241.

Average Salaries in Tucson, AZ

Tucson, AZ


According to our Tucson Trends data, the number of Tucson, Arizona jobs has increased by 40% since September 2013.
Tucson job trends

Tucson Employment Statistics

Population of Tucson
Total population 507,362
Male 48.94%
Female 51.06%
Median age 32.4
Tucson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.1%
Median cost of a home $144,400
Median mortgage payment $724
Renter-occupied homes 45.9%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $605
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,589
Median for all male full-time $31,302
Median for all female full-time $30,141
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 43%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 14%
White 67%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 3%
Other 26%
Tucson Commute
Carpool 14.3%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 21 minutes