Memphis, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 661,400 jobs in Memphis, Tennessee in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 618,847 employed persons for the month. Memphis added 2,300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,849 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Memphis 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.
Memphis, Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Memphis 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 Memphis, Tennessee
CES employment for Memphis in April 2022 is at a new high of 661,400.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 619,488 for Memphis in August 2019. 641 jobs have been lost in Memphis since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 529,046, Memphis has added 89,801 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Memphis, Tennessee Employment History