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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 88,300 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,344 employed persons for the month. Saginaw added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,300 +300 +300
CPS 83,344 +9 +501

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Saginaw, Michigan Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Saginaw 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 Saginaw, Michigan

CES employment for Saginaw peaked in April 2000 at 99,200. Since then 10,900 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,300 in July 2009, Saginaw has gained 6,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,902 for Saginaw in April 2000. 13,558 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 79,049, Saginaw has added 4,295 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 88,300 300 83,344 9
June 2019 88,000 200 83,335 56
May 2019 87,800 -200 83,279 57
April 2019 88,000 0 83,222 215
March 2019 88,000 -200 83,007 224
February 2019 88,200 100 82,783 261
January 2019 88,100 200 82,522 107
December 2018 87,900 100 82,415 24
November 2018 87,800 400 82,391 -20
October 2018 87,400 300 82,411 -114
September 2018 87,100 -700 82,525 -156
August 2018 87,800 -200 82,681 -162