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Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 180,200 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 177,656 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 1,400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,246 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,200 -1,400 +2,900
CPS 177,656 -1,246 +5,152

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 peaked in August 2017 at 181,900. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey. From a trough of 179,400 in September 2017, Savannah has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 178,938 for Savannah in August 2017. 1,282 jobs have been lost in Savannah since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 180,200 -1,400 177,656 -1,246
October 2017 181,600 2,200 178,902 150
September 2017 179,400 -2,500 178,752 -186
August 2017 181,900 600 178,938 884
July 2017 181,300 1,500 178,054 1,268
June 2017 179,800 800 176,786 1,093
May 2017 179,000 300 175,693 189
April 2017 178,700 -1,400 175,504 -632
March 2017 180,100 500 176,136 617
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