Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 1,167,100 jobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,150,595 employed persons for the month. Pittsburgh lost 1,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,712 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pittsburgh job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Pittsburgh as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Pittsburgh peaked in November 2016 at 1,168,500. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Pittsburgh according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,171,136 for Pittsburgh in October 2008. 20,541 jobs have been lost in Pittsburgh since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 1,093,413, Pittsburgh has added 57,182 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Employment History