Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 265,200 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 247,249 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga added 3,000 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 971 (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 February 2020 at 271,600. Since then 6,400 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey. From a trough of 250,300 in April 2020, Chattanooga has gained 14,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,013 for Chattanooga in March 2020. 22,764 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 235,973, Chattanooga has added 11,276 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History