WORK IN GILA COUNTY
The economy of Gila County, AZ employs 18,016 people, specializing in mining, quarrying, oil, gas extraction; arts, entertainment, recreation; and construction, which employ respectively 9.37; 1.89; and 1.55 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size.
The largest industries in Gila County, AZ are healthcare and social assistance (2,529), retail trade (2,162), and educational services (1,914), and the highest paying industries are mining, quarrying, oil, gas extraction ($57,335), agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting ($52,819), and utilities ($51,420).
Median household income in Gila County, AZ is $40,593. Males in Gila County, AZ have an average income that is 1.02 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,301. The income inequality of Gila County, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.495 which is higher than the national average.