Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 1,139,400 jobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,114,008 employed persons for the month. Pittsburgh added 3,900 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,669 (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 August 2019 at 1,195,300. Since then 55,900 jobs have been lost in Pittsburgh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 966,200 in April 2020, Pittsburgh has gained 173,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,171,304 for Pittsburgh in January 2019. 57,296 jobs have been lost in Pittsburgh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 972,423, Pittsburgh has added 141,585 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Employment History