Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 269,500 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 267,776 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga lost 200 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,030 (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 May 2022 at 270,200. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,468 for Chattanooga in February 2020. 2,692 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 226,525, Chattanooga has added 41,251 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History