Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 250,800 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 246,521 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga lost 1,200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,650 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chattanooga job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Chattanooga 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 for Chattanooga, Tennessee
CES employment for Chattanooga peaked in November 2016 at 252,000. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 255,783 for Chattanooga in December 2006. 9,262 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga since then according to the household survey. From a October 2009 low of 232,145, Chattanooga has added 14,376 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History