Tennessee added 75K jobs over past year

Jun 20, 2023 | Political News

Tennessee added 75,000 jobs over the past year, according to the state’s most recent employment report.

The largest number of those jobs came in the education and health services category with leisure and hospitality ranking second and government jobs ranking third.

Tennessee maintained a 3.3% unemployment rate in May, which is just higher than the 3.2% record-low number from May 2022.

The state added 2,700 jobs in the last month alone with health care and social assistance as the top category, followed by arts, entertainment and recreation and local government jobs.