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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 1,252 20,951 $383
Administrative and Support and Waste Management 691 15,997 $620
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 46 239 $806
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 184 2,146 $525
Construction 852 7,492 $1,053
Educational Services 121 13,164 $1,025
Finance and Insurance 508 3,150 $2,164
Health Care and Social Assistance 1,104 21,989 $1,008
Information 118 1,852 $873
Management of Companies and Enterprises 48 765 $1,565
Manufacturing 291 17,519 $1,716
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 7 60 $997
Other Services (except Public Administration) 736 4,889 $721
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,049 6,417 $1,116
Public Administration 98 9,985 $1,089
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 538 2,438 $903
Retail Trade 1,533 21,662 $636
Transportation and Warehousing 610 17,139 $867
Utilities 16 579 $2,446
Wholesale Trade 452 5,761 $1,274
Total, All Industries 10,254 174,194 $1,089

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Q1 2021 QCEW