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Johnson City, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 85,500 jobs in Johnson City, Tennessee in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,952 employed persons for the month. Johnson City lost 300 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 131 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 85,500 -300 +2,800
CPS 90,952 -131 +2,168

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 June 2022 at 85,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Johnson City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,272 for Johnson City in January 2007. 4,320 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 15,157 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 85,500 -300 90,952 -131
June 2022 85,800 1,000 91,083 162
May 2022 84,800 400 90,921 247
April 2022 84,400 200 90,674 177
March 2022 84,200 100 90,497 253
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