The labor force in Tennessee was 3,111,505 in February 2016, up from 3,070,816 in January 2016, and up from 3,039,457 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,972,513 in February 2016, up from 2,920,106 in January 2016, and up from 2,855,678 one year ago in February 2015.