Tennessee Job Growth
There were 3,023,400 jobs in Tennessee in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,113,147 employed persons for the month. Tennessee lost 2,300 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 25,735 (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 August 2017 for Tennessee at 3,025,800. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Tennessee according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Tennessee for October 2017 is at a new high of 3,113,147.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History