Tennessee Job Growth
There were 2,965,900 jobs in Tennessee in August 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,992,186 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 7,300 jobs in August 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 165 (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 August 2016 for Tennessee is at a new high of 2,965,900.
CPS employment in Tennessee reached a maximum of 3,017,099 in May 2016. 24,913 jobs have been lost in Tennessee since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 2,992,021, Tennessee has added 165 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History