Department of Numbers

Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 179,000 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 178,730 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 689 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 179,000 0 -200
CPS 178,730 -689 +983

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 May 2018 at 180,200. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey. From a trough of 178,400 in August 2018, Savannah has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 181,464 for Savannah in June 2018. 2,734 jobs have been lost in Savannah since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 179,000 0 178,730 -689
September 2018 179,000 600 179,419 -681
August 2018 178,400 -500 180,100 -1,205
July 2018 178,900 -700 181,305 -159
June 2018 179,600 -600 181,464 43
May 2018 180,200 700 181,421 242
April 2018 179,500 300 181,179 -200
March 2018 179,200 600 181,379 920
February 2018 178,600 -200 180,459 1,668
January 2018 178,800 0 178,791 679
December 2017 178,800 -100 178,112 284
November 2017 178,900 -300 177,828 81