Memphis, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 670,300 jobs in Memphis, Tennessee in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 607,379 employed persons for the month. Memphis added 4,000 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,549 (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 January 2023 is at a new high of 670,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 621,278 for Memphis in June 2022. 13,899 jobs have been lost in Memphis since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Memphis, Tennessee Employment History