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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,800 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,699 employed persons for the month. Cleveland added 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 281 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,800 +300 +1,700
CPS 55,699 -281 +413

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

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,202 for Cleveland in November 2019. 3,503 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 50,211, Cleveland has added 5,488 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 47,800 300 55,699 -281
August 2022 47,500 -400 55,980 -293
July 2022 47,900 -100 56,273 -174
June 2022 48,000 400 56,447 9
May 2022 47,600 200 56,438 97
April 2022 47,400 -200 56,341 199
March 2022 47,600 500 56,142 277
February 2022 47,100 500 55,865 282
January 2022 46,600 600 55,583 214
December 2021 46,000 0 55,369 17
November 2021 46,000 -500 55,352 37
October 2021 46,500 400 55,315 29