Savannah, Georgia Job Growth
There were 159,800 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 148,903 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 26,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 31,292 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 188,000. Since then 28,200 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 183,324 for Savannah in February 2020. 34,421 jobs have been lost in Savannah since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Savannah, Georgia Employment History