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

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