• Jobs Ended Slump In 2017


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    Southwestern Pennsylvania awoke from four years of stagnant job growth adding 12,600 jobs in 2017 – a 1.1 percent year-over-year increase in jobs across the region, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although it was slightly less than the average job growth among 16 Pittsburgh Today benchmark regions last year, the increase... More

  • Job Growth Ends Year On High Note


    After a flat five years, job growth in the Pittsburgh region ended on an upswing in 2017. The seven-county Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area gained 19,300 jobs between December 2016 and December 2017—a 1.6 percent increase over the year, according to the preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The December data cap off... More