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Johnson City, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 81,500 jobs in Johnson City, Tennessee in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,930 employed persons for the month. Johnson City added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 926 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 81,500 +200 +700
CPS 88,930 +926 +2,164

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 81,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,102 for Johnson City in December 2006. 7,172 jobs have been lost in Johnson City since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 81,892, Johnson City has added 7,038 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 81,500 200 88,930 926
January 2019 81,300 200 88,004 590
December 2018 81,100 200 87,414 377
November 2018 80,900 -300 87,037 223
October 2018 81,200 400 86,814 199
September 2018 80,800 300 86,615 -440
August 2018 80,500 100 87,055 -280
July 2018 80,400 -200 87,335 -14
June 2018 80,600 100 87,349 182
May 2018 80,500 -300 87,167 5
April 2018 80,800 0 87,162 414
March 2018 80,800 0 86,748 -18