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Arizona’s Maricopa County Leads Nation in Electrical Contractor YOY Employment Gains

Electrical contractors buy roughly 50% of all products sold through electrical distributors, and each electrical contractor employee accounts for roughly $65,151 in purchasing power.

With national electrical contractor employment chugging along at a 900,000 annual rate for the past 13 months, EM’s editors were curious about which counties support electrical contractor employment at such a  rapid rate,  which the industry had not seen since 2008. We found that while many of the largest counties in the United States were also enjoying some of the largest increases in contractor employment, there were also some surprises in the top ranks.

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