We're No. 3

Nashville saw job grown of .5 percent from November 2011 to November 2012, ranking the city third of Tennessee's four major metropolitan areas, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Chattanooga enjoyed the best growth of the quartet, with a 1.7 percent jobs numbers increase. Knoxville (1.2 percent) was second, while Memphis (unchanged) was fourth.

As a whole, Tennessee experienced job growth of .9 percent.