Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 263,700 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 264,523 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga lost 1,300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 352 (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 January 2019 at 265,000. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 266,366 for Chattanooga in July 2018. 1,843 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 264,171, Chattanooga has added 352 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History