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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.

$50,390

Chatham County
average wage

21%

Manufacturing employment has grown 21% 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 20,313 $379
Administrative and Support and Waste Management 688 14,939 $626
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 45 242 $803
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 179 2,084 $556
Construction 847 7,719 $1,079
Educational Services 120 13,278 $1,001
Finance and Insurance 513 3,197 $1,796
Health Care and Social Assistance 1,098 22,636 $1,047
Information 129 1,862 $982
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44 824 $1,370
Manufacturing 290 17,204 $1,660
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 6 50 $1,063
Other Services (except Public Administration) 734 4,867 $728
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,042 6,459 $1,248
Public Administration 96 10,201 $1,140
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 523 2,406 $916
Retail Trade 1,519 21,269 $640
Transportation and Warehousing 600 15,750 $922
Utilities 15 580 $1,772
Wholesale Trade 447 5,686 $1,295
Total, All Industries 10,173 171,566 $1,051

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, 2021 QCEW