Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 280,400 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 267,948 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga added 800 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 468 (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 in May 2023 is at a new high of 280,400.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 269,943 for Chattanooga in November 2019. 1,995 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 228,246, Chattanooga has added 39,702 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History