Department of Numbers

Tennessee Job Growth

There were 3,268,300 jobs in Tennessee in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,227,707 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 6,400 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 24,059 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Tennessee job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,268,300 +6,400 +119,400
CPS 3,227,707 -24,059 +8,649

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 November 2022 for Tennessee is at a new high of 3,268,300.

CPS employment in Tennessee reached a maximum of 3,299,492 in June 2022. 71,785 jobs have been lost in Tennessee since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 3,268,300 6,400 3,227,707 -24,059
October 2022 3,261,900 6,000 3,251,766 -19,768
September 2022 3,255,900 12,100 3,271,534 -12,802
August 2022 3,243,800 4,200 3,284,336 -11,222
July 2022 3,239,600 -8,100 3,295,558 -3,934
June 2022 3,247,700 32,800 3,299,492 5,905
May 2022 3,214,900 2,900 3,293,587 14,721
April 2022 3,212,000 8,300 3,278,866 17,238
March 2022 3,203,700 12,500 3,261,628 18,713
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