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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 78,200 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 78,390 employed persons for the month. Saginaw lost 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 29 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 78,200 -200 -8,500
CPS 78,390 +29 -3,647

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 21,000 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,300 in April 2020, Saginaw has gained 8,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,902 for Saginaw in April 2000. 18,512 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,432, Saginaw has added 14,958 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 78,200 -200 78,390 29
October 2020 78,400 500 78,361 170
September 2020 77,900 -600 78,191 77
August 2020 78,500 400 78,114 304
July 2020 78,100 1,900 77,810 1,362
June 2020 76,200 4,000 76,448 6,496
May 2020 72,200 2,900 69,952 6,520
April 2020 69,300 -17,900 63,432 -17,691
March 2020 87,200 200 81,123 -1,398
February 2020 87,000 -100 82,521 148
January 2020 87,100 -300 82,373 445
December 2019 87,400 700 81,928 -109