Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region lost about 71,600 jobs between March 2020 and March 2021, a 6.8 percent decrease over the year.  This fell below the benchmark average of a 5.3 percent decline for this period.

According to the preliminary numbers, in the 12-month period, all sectors lost jobs during this period.  The leisure and hospitality has been hit the hardest with a loss of 20.3 percent of jobs in the industry from March 2020.  

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

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