Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 985,000 jobs in Nashville, Tennessee in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 984,235 employed persons for the month. Nashville lost 2,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,267 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Nashville job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Nashville, Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Nashville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Nashville, Tennessee
CES employment for Nashville peaked in October 2017 at 987,200. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Nashville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 994,319 for Nashville in September 2017. 10,084 jobs have been lost in Nashville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nashville, Tennessee Employment History