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Johnson City, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 84,200 jobs in Johnson City, Tennessee in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,536 employed persons for the month. Johnson City added 100 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 84,200 +100 +2,700
CPS 90,536 +292 +2,569

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 in March 2022 is at a new high of 84,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,272 for Johnson City in January 2007. 4,736 jobs have been lost in Johnson City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 75,795, Johnson City has added 14,741 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 84,200 100 90,536 292
February 2022 84,100 100 90,244 255
January 2022 84,000 500 89,989 322
December 2021 83,500 500 89,667 -22
November 2021 83,000 0 89,689 43
October 2021 83,000 100 89,646 224
September 2021 82,900 -100 89,422 306
August 2021 83,000 300 89,116 332
July 2021 82,700 0 88,784 310
June 2021 82,700 800 88,474 230
May 2021 81,900 700 88,244 185
April 2021 81,200 -300 88,059 92