Tennessee Job Growth
There were 3,030,400 jobs in Tennessee in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,278,073 employed persons for the month. Tennessee added 2,100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 186,724 (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 peaked in February 2020 for Tennessee at 3,158,100. Since then 127,700 jobs have been lost in Tennessee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,755,000 in April 2020, Tennessee has gained 275,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Tennessee for November 2020 is at a new high of 3,278,073.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tennessee Employment History