Big Five: Biggest employers in Hamilton County

Big Five: Biggest employers in Hamilton County

July 30th, 2013 by Dave Flessner in Business Around the Region

The Hamilton County Department of Education

Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press.

The largest employers in Hamilton County are government or non-profit employers.

• 1. Hamilton County Schools, 4,480 full-time and 1,419 part-time employees

• 2. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, 4,282 full-time and 38 part-time employees

• 3. Tennessee Valley Authority, 4,180 full-time employees

• 4. Erlanger hospital, 3,176 full-time and 367 part-time employees

• 5. Memorial hospital, 3,171 full-time and 595 part-time employees.

Source: Mayor Employers list for 2013, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce