The labor force in Tennessee was 3,210,296 in July 2017, up from 3,195,412 in June 2017, and up from 3,173,928 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 3,077,518 in July 2017, up from 3,062,077 in June 2017, and up from 3,010,163 one year ago in July 2016.