The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s unemployment rate — seasonally adjusted — decreased a total of .7 percentage points from March 2017 to March 2018 to 4.5 percent.
Pittsburgh’s unemployment rate was higher than the benchmark average of 3.6 percent and was the third-highest unemployment rate of all benchmark regions in February.
To view how Pittsburgh’s unemployment rate varies within the specific metro area counties, click here.
To view information about Pittsburgh’s job growth rate, click here.
This data comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program.