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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 88,100 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,416 employed persons for the month. Saginaw lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 287 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,100 0 +400
CPS 83,416 +287 +1,031

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 11,100 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,300 in July 2009, Saginaw has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,952 for Saginaw in April 2000. 13,536 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 79,112, Saginaw has added 4,304 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 88,100 0 83,416 287
January 2019 88,100 200 83,129 -27
December 2018 87,900 100 83,156 -412
November 2018 87,800 400 83,568 157
October 2018 87,400 300 83,411 133
September 2018 87,100 -700 83,278 206
August 2018 87,800 -200 83,072 -416
July 2018 88,000 100 83,488 -54
June 2018 87,900 -300 83,542 219
May 2018 88,200 600 83,323 334
April 2018 87,600 -300 82,989 -47
March 2018 87,900 200 83,036 651