Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region lost about 175,800 jobs between May 2019 and May 2020, a 14.6 percent decrease over the year.  This fell below the benchmark average of 13.8 percent decline for this period.

According to the preliminary numbers, in the 12-month period, only the financial activities added jobs–an increase of .4 percent year-over-year. 

All other sectors shed jobs during this period.  The leisure and hospitality has been hit the hardest–losing 47.7 percent of jobs in the industry from May 2019.  

To view particular sectors, please click on the drop-down menu below.

To view job growth rates over the five-year period, click here.