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What companies in Phoenix Arizona often have job openings?

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AZCentral.com or Indeed.com publish lists of current job openings with companies in Phoenix. The traditional economic base of Phoenix is manufacturing and tourism, but the greater metropolis is home to a number of regional corporate headquarters for companies like Intel, GoDaddy and Petsmart, as well as many banks and credit card companies. Phoenix employs a non-agricultural workforce of 1.6 million people within the city and the surrounding area, according to City-Data.com.

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Phoenix is the capital and the largest city in the state of Arizona. The labor force in Phoenix is young and well-educated. As of 2015, 20 percent of Phoenix jobs are in trade, transportation, and utilities; 16 percent in business services; 13 percent in government; 10 percent in education or health care; 9 percent in leisure and hospitality; 8 percent in financial services; 8 percent in manufacturing; and 8 percent in construction. The population growth rate of Phoenix averages 4 percent per year.

The Arizona Economic Development Counsel maintains a list of the largest private employers in Phoenix. Banner Health, Walmart and Wells Fargo are the largest private employers while the State of Arizona, the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Postal Service and Arizona State University are significant public employers.

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