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Chattanooga Jobs Overview

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6,548
Job Openings
4%
Unemployment Rate
$40,870
Median Base Salary
177k
Population

Chattanooga has the 111th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Chattanooga area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Chattanooga has the 106th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Chattanooga is below average at $40,870, and the median cost of a home in Chattanooga is $141,300, which is below the national average. 26% of workers in Chattanooga hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Chattanooga. 83% of Chattanooga workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Chattanooga spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Tennessee Career Center at Chattanooga

5600 Brainerd Road
Suite A5
Chattanooga, TN 37411
423-894-5354