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Wages & Employment

In Savannah, our industries and businesses are as diverse as the workforce that powers them. So here, we’re breaking down what those jobs are and their average wages to help you gain much-needed insight into the caliber of workforce in the Savannah MSA.

$53,976

Chatham County
average wage

27%

Manufacturing employment has grown 27% over the past decade

6x

Savannah has 6 times the national average of aerospace engineers

Savannah MSA Wages and Employment by Industry
Industry Establishments Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
Accommodation and Food Services 1,238 20,883 $401
Administrative and Support and Waste Management 688 16,737 $683
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 45 245 $859
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 179 2,160 $610
Construction 847 7,529 $1,220
Educational Services 120 13,120 $1,039
Finance and Insurance 513 3,131 $1,973
Health Care and Social Assistance 1,098 22,705 $1,154
Information 129 1,817 $1,107
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 769 $1,581
Manufacturing 290 16,725 $1,707
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 6 54 $1,181
Other Services (except Public Administration) 734 4,951 $810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,042 6,699 $1,464
Public Administration 96 10,127 $1,243
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 523 2,427 $1,062
Retail Trade 1,519 22,339 $682
Transportation and Warehousing 600 17,689 $1,023
Utilities 15 580 $1,618
Wholesale Trade 447 5,684 $1,421
Total, All Industries 10,173 176,371 $1,142

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, 2020 QCEW