Chattanooga, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 266,700 jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 274,120 employed persons for the month. Chattanooga added 1,100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,465 (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 4,900 jobs have been lost in Chattanooga according to the employer survey. From a trough of 250,300 in April 2020, Chattanooga has gained 16,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in November 2020 for Chattanooga is at a new high of 274,120.
Employment: CES, CPS
Chattanooga, Tennessee Employment History