Chattanooga Jobs

  • Seasonal Security Officer / Security Guard

    G4s - Chattanooga, TN

    Job Introduction: Are you looking to earn some extra money for the holidays? Full-time & part-time entry-level temporary positions available on all three shifts Possible full time...

    from G4S - 3 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Tanker Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Chattanooga, TN

    Owner-Operator Tanker Truck Driver - Lease Purchase Available - West Memphis, AR or Chattanooga, TN-09000000AO This Owner-Operator Tanker truck driver position features earnings...

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
  • Truck Drivers - Experienced Class-A CDL

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Chattanooga, TN

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company truck drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance,...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 1 day ago
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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in Tennessee , and the seat of Hamilton County , in the United States of America. It is located in southeast Tennessee on Chickamauga and Nickajack Lake, which are both part of the Tennessee River, near the border of Georgia, and at the junction of three interstate highways, I-24, I-75, and I-59. The city , which lies at the transition between the ridge-and-valley portion of the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, is surrounded by ridges.

Chattanooga Economy

The local economy includes a diversified mix of manufacturing and service industries, four colleges, and several preparatory schools. Chattanooga is the corporate headquarters of Olan Mills, Double Cola, Harbor Master Boats, Krystal, Coker Tire, CBL & Associates, Chattem, Covenant Transport, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Group, U.S. Xpress, Inc, National Model Railroad Association, Unum , BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Coptix, The Chattanooga Bakery , Litespeed, Tricycle Inc., Miller Industries, and Southern Champion Tray, LP. Chattanooga is also noted as the site of the first bottled Coca-Cola. Following the city's industrial decline, many businesses in the banking and insurance industries set up operations in Chattanooga. The city is home to large branch offices of Cigna, AT&T and UBS. Other major employers are Tennessee Valley Authority , ALSTOM Power, Inc., Erlanger and T.C. Thompson's Children's Hospital, and the Hamilton County Board of Education. In addition to...more

Chattanooga Careers

Among the most common occupations in Chattanooga are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Chattanooga Industries

The leading industries in Chattanooga, Tennessee are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 22%; Manufacturing, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Chattanooga job listings indicate that the following industries in Chattanooga are hiring the most workers:

Chattanooga Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $33,593, and the median income of households in Chattanooga was $32,174.

Average Salaries in Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, TN


According to our Chattanooga Trends data, the number of Chattanooga, Tennessee jobs has decreased by 18% since October 2013.
Chattanooga job trends

Chattanooga Employment Statistics

Population of Chattanooga
Total population 139,158
Male 46.09%
Female 53.91%
Median age 38.1
Chattanooga Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.1%
Median cost of a home $109,400
Median mortgage payment $639
Renter-occupied homes 43.9%
Vacant housing 14.4%
Median monthly rent $564
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,756
Median for all male full-time $36,109
Median for all female full-time $31,077
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 42%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 16%
White 59%
Black or African American 39%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Chattanooga Commute
Carpool 13.7%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes