• Region Adds Jobs

          

    Photo by Nick Amoscato

    Employers continue to add to their payrolls in southwestern Pennsylvania in May, although there are signs it might be slowing. The region added 12,800 jobs from May 2017 to May 2018—a 1.2 percent increase, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. “There’s been little bit of slowing over the growth rates that have registered... More


  • Jobs Ended Slump In 2017

          

    Photo by Andrew Malone

    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