Tennessee Job Growth
There were 2,757,300 jobs in Tennessee in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,878,693 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 4,500 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,194 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Tennessee job growth compared to other states.
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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 February 2008 for Tennessee at 2,810,200. Since then 52,900 jobs have been lost in Tennessee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,590,200 in February 2010, Tennessee has gained 167,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Tennessee reached a maximum of 2,914,815 in February 2007. 36,122 jobs have been lost in Tennessee since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 2,688,293, Tennessee has added 190,400 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History