Tennessee Job Growth
There were 2,938,800 jobs in Tennessee in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,016,544 employed persons for the month. Tennessee lost 13,400 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,318 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Tennessee job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||May 2016||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Tennessee 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 in Tennessee
CES employment peaked in January 2016 for Tennessee at 2,952,400. Since then 13,600 jobs have been lost in Tennessee according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Tennessee for May 2016 is at a new high of 3,016,544.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History