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Year-Over-Year Job Growth

The Pittsburgh region gained 9,200 jobs between March 2016 and March 2017, a 0.8 percent increase. However, that percentage was well below the benchmark average of 2 percent growth and was...

Economy


Five-Year Job Growth

Over the five-year period from March 2012 to March 2017, the Pittsburgh region gained 9,400 nonfarm jobs, the smallest increase among all benchmark regions. Pittsburgh’s job growth rate over the past...

Economy


Unemployment Rate

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — increased a total of 0.3 percentage points from February 2016 to February 2017 to 5.3 percent. Pittsburgh’s jobless rate was higher than...

Economy