Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 1,018,000 jobs in Nashville, Tennessee in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,039,105 employed persons for the month. Nashville added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 765 (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 January 2020 at 1,064,100. Since then 46,100 jobs have been lost in Nashville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 915,800 in April 2020, Nashville has gained 102,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,086,935 for Nashville in March 2020. 47,830 jobs have been lost in Nashville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 883,549, Nashville has added 155,556 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nashville, Tennessee Employment History