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Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 1,107,700 jobs in Nashville, Tennessee in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,104,387 employed persons for the month. Nashville added 6,100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,067 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Nashville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,107,700 +6,100 +73,200
CPS 1,104,387 +6,067 +64,333

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 1,107,700.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Nashville is at a new high of 1,104,387.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Nashville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,107,700 6,100 1,104,387 6,067
March 2022 1,101,600 6,600 1,098,320 6,939
February 2022 1,095,000 8,600 1,091,381 6,691
January 2022 1,086,400 4,500 1,084,690 5,571
December 2021 1,081,900 5,800 1,079,119 -180
November 2021 1,076,100 4,100 1,079,299 1,208
October 2021 1,072,000 9,200 1,078,091 4,218
September 2021 1,062,800 -2,100 1,073,873 4,824
August 2021 1,064,900 2,300 1,069,049 4,481
July 2021 1,062,600 12,300 1,064,568 19,795
June 2021 1,050,300 10,300 1,044,773 2,603
May 2021 1,040,000 5,500 1,042,170 2,116