The state’s gains were less than the Western region and national averages.<br></p> <p>Most important, both Greater Phoenix and Arizona have been showing steady increases in small business hiring and wages since the initial economic impact of the pandemic conditions in April 2020.
On-the-Job Training refers to standard occupational training received in the workplace as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Avg. Hourly Wage refers to the average hourly wage levels for individuals working in a specified occupation. Average hourly wage estimates are produced for Arizona and all Arizona counties.