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Saginaw, Michigan Job Growth

There were 81,100 jobs in Saginaw, Michigan in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,294 employed persons for the month. Saginaw added 400 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Saginaw job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 81,100 +400 0
CPS 77,294 +174 +1,809

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 99,300. Since then 18,200 jobs have been lost in Saginaw according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,800 in April 2020, Saginaw has gained 16,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,450 for Saginaw in April 2000. 19,156 jobs have been lost in Saginaw since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 59,275, Saginaw has added 18,019 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Saginaw, Michigan Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 81,100 400 77,294 174
June 2022 80,700 -500 77,120 -89
May 2022 81,200 -700 77,209 238
April 2022 81,900 200 76,971 286
March 2022 81,700 100 76,685 443
February 2022 81,600 -100 76,242 170
January 2022 81,700 1,100 76,072 290
December 2021 80,600 -200 75,782 16
November 2021 80,800 -100 75,766 34
October 2021 80,900 400 75,732 67
September 2021 80,500 -500 75,665 90
August 2021 81,000 -100 75,575 90