Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 264,600 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 264,017 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga lost 100 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 958 (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 400 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey. From a trough of 263,800 in February 2019, Chattanooga has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2019 for Chattanooga is at a new high of 264,017.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History