Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region lost about 100,500 jobs between August 2019 and August 2020, a 9.3 percent decrease over the year.  This fell below the benchmark average of a 7.8 percent …

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Five-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region lost 68,900 jobs between August 2015 and August 2020, a 5.9 percent decrease over five years. That percentage falls below the benchmark average of .8 percent decline.

Number of Jobs by Sector and Year

Annual job totals by sector are presented in the table below (in thousands). While the Pittsburgh region has been performing better than the benchmark average in terms of job growth …

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Percent Change in Jobs by Sector and Year

Annual rates of change in jobs by sector are presented below. The Pittsburgh region weathered the recent national recession better than most of our benchmark regions. In fact, the year-over-year …

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