Tennessee Job Growth
There were 2,888,300 jobs in Tennessee in October 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,875,184 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 10,400 jobs in October 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,345 (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 in October 2015 for Tennessee is at a new high of 2,888,300.
CPS employment in Tennessee reached a maximum of 2,935,403 in January 2007. 60,219 jobs have been lost in Tennessee since then according to the household survey. From a September 2009 low of 2,706,371, Tennessee has added 168,813 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History