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Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 192,500 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,579 employed persons for the month. Savannah added 2,400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,249 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 192,500 +2,400 +16,900
CPS 191,579 +1,249 +21,842

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 December 2019 at 193,700. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey. From a trough of 161,000 in April 2020, Savannah has gained 31,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2021 for Savannah is at a new high of 191,579.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 192,500 2,400 191,579 1,249
June 2021 190,100 2,000 190,330 865
May 2021 188,100 300 189,465 722
April 2021 187,800 600 188,743 1,307
March 2021 187,200 1,200 187,436 1,208
February 2021 186,000 500 186,228 1,218
January 2021 185,500 -500 185,010 953
December 2020 186,000 2,100 184,057 799
November 2020 183,900 1,400 183,258 1,220
October 2020 182,500 2,400 182,038 8,940
September 2020 180,100 1,100 173,098 -197
August 2020 179,000 3,400 173,295 3,558