Tennessee Job Growth
There were 3,084,400 jobs in Tennessee in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,134,374 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 6,000 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,992 (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 2018 for Tennessee is at a new high of 3,084,400.
CPS employment in Tennessee reached a maximum of 3,139,741 in August 2018. 5,367 jobs have been lost in Tennessee since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History