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Johnson City, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 80,100 jobs in Johnson City, Tennessee in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,826 employed persons for the month. Johnson City lost 200 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 48 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 80,100 -200 +800
CPS 85,826 -48 +1,357

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Johnson City as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Johnson City, Tennessee

CES employment for Johnson City peaked in January 2008 at 80,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Johnson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 74,900 in October 2010, Johnson City has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,102 for Johnson City in December 2006. 10,276 jobs have been lost in Johnson City since then according to the household survey. From a November 2014 low of 82,550, Johnson City has added 3,276 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 80,100 -200 85,826 -48
June 2017 80,300 400 85,874 -150
May 2017 79,900 -400 86,024 127
April 2017 80,300 0 85,897 309
March 2017 80,300 100 85,588 347
February 2017 80,200 400 85,241 562
January 2017 79,800 500 84,679 300
December 2016 79,300 -100 84,379 -92
November 2016 79,400 -100 84,471 -101
October 2016 79,500 100 84,572 -42
September 2016 79,400 200 84,614 65
August 2016 79,200 -100 84,549 80