Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 1,008,300 jobs in Nashville, Tennessee in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,067,913 employed persons for the month. Nashville added 4,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61,502 (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 February 2020 at 1,069,100. Since then 60,800 jobs have been lost in Nashville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 918,700 in April 2020, Nashville has gained 89,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,086,935 for Nashville in March 2020. 19,022 jobs have been lost in Nashville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 883,549, Nashville has added 184,364 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nashville, Tennessee Employment History