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Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 11,300 jobs between July 2016 and July 2017, a 1 percent increase over the year. However, that percentage was below the benchmark average of 2 percent growth and...


Five-Year Job Growth

Over the five-year period from July 2012 to July 2017, the Pittsburgh region gained 20,100 nonfarm jobs, the smallest increase among all benchmark regions. Pittsburgh’s job growth rate over the...


Unemployment Rate

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — decreased a total of 0.6 percentage points from June 2016 to June 2017 to 5.1 percent. Pittsburgh’s jobless rate was higher than the...