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Chandler's larger and proven workforce benefits companies throughout the region.
Industry leaders such as Intel and Microchip Technology are utilizing this labor force to continually expand Chandler's high-technology base. Our workforce is also highly educated, with nearly 70 percent of our citizens having some college experience.


Source: Claritas 2015


Worker's Compensation Premiums               (Cost per $100 of payroll)
  Employment & Labor Statistics
          Chandler *Greater Phoenix
Arizona $1.73     Labor Force 136,635 2,076,841
Utah $2.06     Employment 129,286 1,953,165
New Mexico $2.41     Unemployment 7,349 123,676
Nevada $2.36     Unemployment Rate 5.4% 6.0%
Texas $2.84     NOTE: *Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale MSA includes all of Maricopa and Pinal Counties. Numbers are based on preliminary report.
California $4.13    
Source: Arizona Office of Employment and Population Statistics, in cooperation with the U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Work Force Development

The Arizona Work Force Recruitment and Job Training program provides short-term customized grants for the training of net new employees.