Department of Numbers

Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 185,400 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,856 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,544 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 185,400 -300 +1,100
CPS 181,856 +1,544 +1,397

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 January 2019 at 185,700. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Savannah is at a new high of 181,856.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 185,400 -300 181,856 1,544
January 2019 185,700 1,200 180,312 3,250
December 2018 184,500 -200 177,062 -201
November 2018 184,700 600 177,263 -1,337
October 2018 184,100 200 178,600 -819
September 2018 183,900 200 179,419 -681
August 2018 183,700 0 180,100 -1,205
July 2018 183,700 500 181,305 -159
June 2018 183,200 100 181,464 43
May 2018 183,100 600 181,421 242
April 2018 182,500 -2,900 181,179 -200
March 2018 185,400 1,100 181,379 920