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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 88,100 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,512 employed persons for the month. Saginaw added 800 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 55 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,100 +800 -100
CPS 82,512 +55 -1,782

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 May 2000 at 99,200. Since then 11,100 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,000 in July 2009, Saginaw has gained 6,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,952 for Saginaw in April 2000. 14,440 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 79,028, Saginaw has added 3,484 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 88,100 800 82,512 55
January 2018 87,300 -100 82,457 -1,051
December 2017 87,400 -200 83,508 -420
November 2017 87,600 -200 83,928 -37
October 2017 87,800 100 83,965 -354
September 2017 87,700 -200 84,319 483
August 2017 87,900 -300 83,836 -477
July 2017 88,200 100 84,313 -28
June 2017 88,100 0 84,341 -13
May 2017 88,100 -200 84,354 -516
April 2017 88,300 -300 84,870 368
March 2017 88,600 400 84,502 208