The following data is from the Phoenix Business Journal.
According to data from the Arizona Department of Administration, The Valley's jobless rate in April is at 3.9% down from 4.1% in March and 4.5% a year ago.
With the national unemployment rate at 4.4%, who is hiring in greater Phoenix?
Construction firms added 2,000 jobs last month. Manufacturers added 500 jobs and finance and insurance 800 jobs.
Construction has hired 5,000 new workers in the past 12 months. Banks and insurance companies have brought on 7,800 new hires.
Bars, restaurants and hotels added 900 workers last month and 13,500 the past year.
The job losers last month were professional and technical service which shed 1,600 jobs in the Phoenix market in April.