Department of Numbers

Tennessee Job Growth

There were 3,199,300 jobs in Tennessee in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,261,531 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 8,100 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 18,616 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Tennessee job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,199,300 +8,100 +124,800
CPS 3,261,531 +18,616 +109,078

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 March 2022 for Tennessee is at a new high of 3,199,300.

CPS employment in Tennessee for March 2022 is at a new high of 3,261,531.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 3,199,300 8,100 3,261,531 18,616
February 2022 3,191,200 18,000 3,242,915 13,199
January 2022 3,173,200 6,800 3,229,716 9,694
December 2021 3,166,400 17,500 3,220,022 964
November 2021 3,148,900 10,400 3,219,058 2,835
October 2021 3,138,500 21,200 3,216,223 7,267
September 2021 3,117,300 -10,900 3,208,956 8,402
August 2021 3,128,200 2,900 3,200,554 8,690
July 2021 3,125,300 8,700 3,191,864 9,621
June 2021 3,116,600 35,900 3,182,243 10,073
May 2021 3,080,700 14,900 3,172,170 10,841
April 2021 3,065,800 -8,700 3,161,329 8,876