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May
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Chattanooga – May 2017

Workers in the Chattanooga Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.61 in May 2017, about 15 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Knoxville – May 2017

Workers in the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.08 in May 2017, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017

Workers in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.13 in May 2017, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Tennessee Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)3,219.9 (2)3,218.6 3,218.4 3,222.0 3,224.9 (p)3,231.7

Employment(1)

(2)3,113.5 (2)3,111.8 3,111.6 3,113.5 3,114.8 (p)3,120.7

Unemployment(1)

(2)106.4 (2)106.7 106.8 108.5 110.1 (p)111.0

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.3 (2)3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

3,028.3 3,027.0 3,031.2 3,044.4 3,048.2 (p)3,048.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.6 (p)1.5

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

125.3 124.4 125.5 125.1 124.6 (p)126.1

12-month % change

4.1 2.5 2.4 1.3 0.9 (p)1.7

Manufacturing(4)

350.2 349.5 349.0 349.6 350.0 (p)350.5

12-month % change

1.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4 (p)0.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

622.0 620.5 622.4 625.3 626.7 (p)625.9

12-month % change

0.3 0.0 0.3 0.7 1.1 (p)0.9

Information(4)

45.8 45.4 45.3 45.3 46.0 (p)46.1

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -0.7 -1.1 1.1 (p)1.3

Financial Activities(4)

159.3 159.4 159.5 160.7 160.3 (p)160.3

12-month % change

2.6 2.4 2.2 2.4 1.9 (p)1.6

Professional & Business Services(4)

406.2 409.6 407.4 410.8 411.8 (p)413.0

12-month % change

0.4 1.0 0.5 1.2 1.5 (p)1.9

Education & Health Services(4)

437.0 436.5 436.2 437.8 437.3 (p)436.2

12-month % change

2.2 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7 (p)1.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

335.0 335.5 339.9 342.8 344.4 (p)342.6

12-month % change

3.7 3.4 4.3 5.2 5.4 (p)4.8

Other Services(4)

115.1 115.3 115.4 115.9 115.5 (p)115.3

12-month % change

2.5 2.5 2.4 2.6 1.9 (p)1.5

Government(4)

432.4 430.9 430.6 431.1 431.6 (p)432.1

12-month % change

0.7 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.5 (p)0.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Nashville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Tennessee – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Chattanooga – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
County Employment and Wages in Tennessee – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Chattanooga Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Knoxville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Knoxville – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Truck Driver Occupations in Tennessee’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Tennessee – First Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Dec 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Tennessee – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018