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Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 262,300 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 264,279 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga added 1,100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,979 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Chattanooga job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 262,300 +1,100 +6,800
CPS 264,279 +1,979 +9,792

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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 262,300.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Chattanooga is at a new high of 264,279.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 262,300 1,100 264,279 1,979
March 2018 261,200 599 262,300 415
February 2018 260,600 200 261,885 1,652
January 2018 260,399 1,000 260,233 668
December 2017 259,399 -200 259,565 -153
November 2017 259,600 700 259,718 248
October 2017 258,899 1,799 259,470 645
September 2017 257,100 200 258,825 855
August 2017 256,899 299 257,970 435
July 2017 256,600 -599 257,535 471
June 2017 257,200 1,400 257,064 1,389
May 2017 255,800 300 255,675 1,188