Phoenix Jobs

  • Customer Service Associate 9/28

    Connextions - Phoenix, AZ

    Job Description: Job Description: Receive inbound calls from customers interested in health insurance products. Customers will be responding to TV commercials, direct mail and...

    from Connextions Inc - 1 day ago
  • GrubHub Customer Service Representatvie

    Nexrep - Glendale, AZ

    GrubHub Customer Service GrubHub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The...

    from NexRep - 12 days ago
  • Customer Service Representative (Client Services)

    Textura - Phoenix, AZ

    Description: Overview: Our Client Services Representatives provide the first line of support for our existing clients. Interaction with clients is over the phone and through...

    from Textura Corporation - 1 day ago
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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona and the county seat of Maricopa County. It is the largest capital city in the United States. Its physical location is along the banks of the normally dry Salt River. It was incorporated as a city on February 25 1881. Residents of Phoenix are known as Phoenicians. Phoenix had an estimated 2006 population of 1,512,986, making it the fifth largest city in the United States. Phoenix has expansive city limits , and it has the 10th highest land area for a city in the United States. As of 2006, the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 13th largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 4,039,182.

Phoenix Economy

The early economy of Phoenix was primarily agricultural, dependent mainly on cotton and citrus farming. In the last two decades, the economy has diversified as rapidly as the population has grown. As the state capital of Arizona, many residents in the area are employed by the government. Arizona State University has also enhanced the area's population through education and its growing research capabilities. Numerous high-tech and telecommunications companies have also recently relocated to the area. Due to the warm climate in winter, Phoenix benefits greatly from seasonal tourism and recreation, and has a particularly vibrant golf industry. Phoenix is currently home to three major Fortune 1000 companies: electronics corporation Avnet, Apollo Group , and mining company Phelps Dodge Corporation. Honeywell hosts many factories for the building of military grade engines, as well as their company network gateway in Phoenix. Intel has one of their largest sites in Arizona, employing about...more

Phoenix Careers

Among the most common occupations in Phoenix are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Phoenix, Arizona work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Phoenix Industries

The leading industries in Phoenix, Arizona are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%; Construction, 13%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 12%. Simply Hired's Phoenix job listings indicate that the following industries in Phoenix are hiring the most workers:

Phoenix Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Phoenix, Arizona is $32,860, and the median income of households in Phoenix was $42,353.

Average Salaries in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ


Phoenix Employment Statistics

Population of Phoenix
Total population 1,377,980
Male 50.43%
Female 49.57%
Median age 30.9
Phoenix Housing
Owner-occupied homes 59.3%
Median cost of a home $184,300
Median mortgage payment $860
Renter-occupied homes 40.7%
Vacant housing 9.4%
Median monthly rent $708
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,215
Median for all male full-time $34,077
Median for all female full-time $31,643
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 12%
White 75%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 2%
Other 18%
Phoenix Commute
Carpool 16.2%
Public transportation 3.4%
Average travel time 27 minutes