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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,800 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,428 employed persons for the month. Cleveland added 700 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 18 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,800 +700 +500
CPS 54,428 +18 -1,155

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cleveland 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 Cleveland, Tennessee

CES employment for Cleveland peaked in November 2019 at 49,800. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,100 in April 2020, Cleveland has gained 2,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,202 for Cleveland in November 2019. 4,774 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 50,211, Cleveland has added 4,217 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2023

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2023 47,800 700 54,428 18
December 2022 47,100 -100 54,410 -408
November 2022 47,200 -600 54,818 -480
October 2022 47,800 100 55,298 -392
September 2022 47,700 300 55,690 -290
August 2022 47,400 200 55,980 -293
July 2022 47,200 -600 56,273 -174
June 2022 47,800 300 56,447 9
May 2022 47,500 100 56,438 97
April 2022 47,400 -300 56,341 199
March 2022 47,700 0 56,142 277
February 2022 47,700 400 55,865 282