Department of Numbers

Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 178,400 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 180,407 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,640 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 178,400 -400 +400
CPS 180,407 +1,640 +4,888

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 July 2017 at 179,300. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey. From a trough of 176,600 in September 2017, Savannah has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Savannah is at a new high of 180,407.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 178,400 -400 180,407 1,640
January 2018 178,800 0 178,767 1,042
December 2017 178,800 -100 177,725 44
November 2017 178,900 -300 177,681 -1,221
October 2017 179,200 2,600 178,902 150
September 2017 176,600 -2,600 178,752 -186
August 2017 179,200 -100 178,938 884
July 2017 179,300 500 178,054 1,268
June 2017 178,800 500 176,786 1,093
May 2017 178,300 100 175,693 189
April 2017 178,200 0 175,504 -632
March 2017 178,200 200 176,136 617