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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 88,900 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,492 employed persons for the month. Saginaw added 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 198 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,900 +100 +100
CPS 84,492 +198 -59

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

Saginaw, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Saginaw 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 Saginaw, Michigan

CES employment for Saginaw peaked in May 2000 at 99,200. Since then 10,300 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,000 in July 2009, Saginaw has gained 6,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,952 for Saginaw in April 2000. 12,460 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 79,028, Saginaw has added 5,464 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 88,900 100 84,492 198
February 2017 88,800 200 84,294 -92
January 2017 88,600 -100 84,386 721
December 2016 88,700 300 83,665 -233
November 2016 88,400 300 83,898 -242
October 2016 88,100 -700 84,140 -201
September 2016 88,800 -300 84,341 -115
August 2016 89,100 -200 84,456 30
July 2016 89,300 500 84,426 114
June 2016 88,800 100 84,312 61
May 2016 88,700 0 84,251 -93
April 2016 88,700 -100 84,344 -207