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Business Climate

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 highly educated, with nearly 70 percent of our residents having some college experience.


Work Force Development
The Arizona Work Force Recruitment and Job Training program provides short-term customized grants for the training of new employees. The program is administered by the Arizona Department of Commerce in coordination with training providers such as the community colleges, private post-secondary institutions, trade school or with the applicant itself. The program funds up to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the company contributing the other 25 percent. Recent awards range from $300 to $1,000 per employee.

The Center for Workforce Development serves as the central resource for the most current labor market information, as well as regional and national data on economic and workforce trends and issues. The Center also serves as a hub, bringing together industry and education for discussions on curriculum and faculty training.  Visit maricopa.edu/bwd/ for more information.

The City of Chandler works closely with the Maricopa Workforce Connection to assist companies with all facets of work force needs. This includes developing customized training programs, providing recruitment and pre-screening, and assisting with the application process for the Arizona Work Force and Job Training Grant. Visit maricopaworkforceconnection.com/ for more information.




Source: Claritas 2015    

The City of Chandler has a highly educated population with nearly 70 percent of adult residents having attended college.

Worker's Compensation Premiums                                       Local Area Statistics
(Cost per $100 of payroll) Chandler *Maricopa County
Arizona $1.73 Labor Force 137,447 1,970,494
Utah $2.06 Employment 129,380 1,841,307
New Mexico $2.41 Unemployment 7,837 123,826
Nevada $2.36 Unemplo