Department of Numbers

Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 182,000 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 177,192 employed persons for the month. Savannah added 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,349 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 182,000 +1,100 +6,800
CPS 177,192 +1,349 +8,975

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

Savannah, Georgia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Savannah 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 Savannah, Georgia

CES employment for Savannah in December 2016 is at a new high of 182,000.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Savannah is at a new high of 177,192.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 182,000 1,100 177,192 1,349
November 2016 180,900 1,600 175,843 559
October 2016 179,300 500 175,284 -27
September 2016 178,800 -1,300 175,311 -204
August 2016 180,100 200 175,515 293
July 2016 179,900 700 175,222 1,761
June 2016 179,200 1,600 173,461 2,397
May 2016 177,600 1,800 171,064 618
April 2016 175,800 -500 170,446 -78
March 2016 176,300 500 170,524 729
February 2016 175,800 1,000 169,795 1,164
January 2016 174,800 -400 168,631 414