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

There were 1,034,300 jobs in Nashville, Tennessee in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,051,487 employed persons for the month. Nashville added 2,300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,075 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Nashville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,034,300 +2,300 +23,100
CPS 1,051,487 +2,075 +36,386

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 July 2019 is at a new high of 1,034,300.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Nashville is at a new high of 1,051,487.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Nashville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,034,300 2,300 1,051,487 2,075
June 2019 1,032,000 2,099 1,049,412 3,781
May 2019 1,029,900 1,300 1,045,631 4,871
April 2019 1,028,599 -1,400 1,040,760 4,891
March 2019 1,030,000 -700 1,035,869 5,141
February 2019 1,030,700 -3,300 1,030,728 5,789
January 2019 1,034,000 8,400 1,024,939 3,568
December 2018 1,025,599 -1,300 1,021,371 -229
November 2018 1,026,900 4,300 1,021,600 184
October 2018 1,022,600 2,300 1,021,416 1,705
September 2018 1,020,300 4,200 1,019,711 2,322
August 2018 1,016,100 4,900 1,017,389 2,288