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Savannah, Georgia Job Growth

There were 185,600 jobs in Savannah, Georgia in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,542 employed persons for the month. Savannah lost 1,100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 163 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Savannah job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 185,600 -1,100 +1,900
CPS 181,542 +163 -263

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 June 2019 at 186,700. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Savannah according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 182,342 for Savannah in April 2018. 800 jobs have been lost in Savannah since then according to the household survey. From a May 2019 low of 180,977, Savannah has added 565 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Savannah, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 185,600 -1,100 181,542 163
June 2019 186,700 1,400 181,379 402
May 2019 185,300 800 180,977 -231
April 2019 184,500 -300 181,208 -414
March 2019 184,800 -600 181,622 -140
February 2019 185,400 -300 181,762 109
January 2019 185,700 1,200 181,653 16
December 2018 184,500 -200 181,637 28
November 2018 184,700 600 181,609 0
October 2018 184,100 200 181,609 -23
September 2018 183,900 200 181,632 -32
August 2018 183,700 0 181,664 -141