Department of Numbers

Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 180,300 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 176,431 employed persons for the month. Savannah added 700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 912 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,300 +700 +6,000
CPS 176,431 +912 +5,883

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 March 2017 is at a new high of 180,300.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Savannah is at a new high of 176,431.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 180,300 700 176,431 912
February 2017 179,600 -200 175,519 1,383
January 2017 179,800 2,300 174,136 1,046
December 2016 177,500 200 173,090 586
November 2016 177,300 1,300 172,504 583
October 2016 176,000 -200 171,921 15
September 2016 176,200 -100 171,906 -324
August 2016 176,300 200 172,230 76
July 2016 176,100 900 172,154 573
June 2016 175,200 600 171,581 597
May 2016 174,600 100 170,984 305
April 2016 174,500 200 170,679 131