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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Chattanooga, Tennessee Metro Area

MSA: Chattanooga, TN-GA
counties: Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Catoosa (GA), Dade (GA), Walker (GA)
Population (2016 estimate): 552,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 252,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,040

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 13,820 58.2 1.2 $78,210
Business and Financial Operations 8,950 37.7 0.7 $55,170
IT and Mathematical 4,520 19.0 0.6 $73,440
Architecture and Engineering 4,270 18.0 1.0 $74,070
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,090 4.6 0.6 $49,540
Community and Social Services 2,500 10.5 0.7 $39,520
Legal and Judicial 1,300 5.5 0.7 $62,660
Education, Training, and Library 11,630 49.0 0.8 $45,490
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,210 9.3 0.7 $38,210
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 16,520 69.6 1.2 $51,950
Healthcare Support 6,470 27.3 1.0 $26,500
Protective Services 4,830 20.4 0.8 $33,550
Food Preparation and Serving Related 22,370 94.2 1.0 $18,810
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 7,290 30.7 1.0 $19,870
Personal Care and Services 6,030 25.4 0.8 $20,400
Sales and Related 24,470 103.0 1.0 $25,610
Office and Administrative Support 39,410 165.9 1.1 $30,600
Construction and Extraction 7,150 30.1 0.8 $38,760
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 10,900 45.9 1.2 $41,190
Production 21,720 91.4 1.4 $30,270
Transportation and Material Moving 19,530 82.2 1.2 $30,310

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