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Pittsburgh, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

1,073.9 1,082.4 1,096.1 1,109.1 1,117.7 1,121.4 1,123.3 1,118.5 1,126.5 1,133.2 1,138.1 1,129.5 1,114.1

2022

1,103.8 1,110.2 1,123.4 1,141.5 1,151.0 (p)1,157.5              

Mining & Logging

2021

8.0 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.3 8.2

2022

8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.9 (p)9.0              

Construction

2021

53.9 52.7 56.3 60.3 62.4 63.6 64.3 64.1 63.1 62.1 61.6 57.3 60.1

2022

52.9 52.0 54.8 59.6 60.8 (p)63.0              

Manufacturing

2021

79.1 79.1 79.4 78.7 79.1 79.8 80.8 81.0 80.2 80.3 80.6 79.8 79.8

2022

79.6 81.5 81.7 83.0 83.1 (p)84.1              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

199.6 196.9 197.8 197.3 199.4 200.2 199.2 197.4 199.4 200.1 206.3 209.4 200.3

2022

202.6 200.7 201.9 203.5 204.3 (p)201.9              

Information

2021

18.8 19.1 19.5 19.3 19.5 19.9 20.6 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.1 21.0 20.2

2022

20.2 19.9 20.1 20.4 20.4 (p)20.7              

Financial Activities

2021

74.3 74.5 74.7 74.6 75.0 75.3 76.0 76.0 75.2 74.2 74.2 74.0 74.8

2022

74.0 74.0 74.4 75.2 75.3 (p)75.3              

Professional & Business Services

2021

174.5 175.9 176.5 179.8 180.5 181.4 182.7 182.6 182.4 184.4 183.6 177.9 180.2

2022

176.3 177.3 179.3 183.7 183.1 (p)186.0              

Educational & Health Services

2021

233.7 238.7 240.7 241.6 238.6 232.9 232.5 230.7 234.9 237.1 238.8 239.9 236.7

2022

235.4 238.9 240.1 238.4 238.9 (p)236.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

81.8 84.3 88.1 93.9 99.7 104.5 107.0 108.3 105.5 106.9 104.3 104.3 99.1

2022

99.9 99.5 103.0 109.8 117.7 (p)122.8              

Other Services

2021

42.5 42.6 43.3 43.8 44.2 44.9 45.7 45.7 44.9 46.0 45.8 45.4 44.6

2022

45.3 46.1 46.8 46.7 47.0 (p)47.8              

Government

2021

107.7 110.5 111.6 111.6 111.1 110.7 106.2 103.4 111.6 112.8 113.4 112.2 110.2

2022

109.3 111.9 112.8 112.6 111.5 (p)110.8              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

(1)1,176,538 (1)1,181,135 (1)1,177,174 (1)1,175,272 (1)1,180,960 (1)1,192,749 (1)1,201,808 (1)1,183,733 (1)1,174,900 (1)1,172,082 (1)1,166,113 (1)1,147,805 (1)1,177,522

2022

1,163,562 1,156,804 1,170,922 1,171,613 1,188,121 (p)1,189,618              

Employment

2021

(1)1,083,132 (1)1,090,178 (1)1,093,320 (1)1,098,000 (1)1,103,605 (1)1,109,756 (1)1,117,712 (1)1,106,065 (1)1,109,918 (1)1,109,979 (1)1,110,718 (1)1,096,709 (1)1,102,424

2022

1,096,536 1,097,307 1,116,531 1,122,315 1,140,024 (p)1,134,336              

Unemployment

2021

(1)93,406 (1)90,957 (1)83,854 (1)77,272 (1)77,355 (1)82,993 (1)84,096 (1)77,668 (1)64,982 (1)62,103 (1)55,395 (1)51,096 (1)75,098

2022

67,026 59,497 54,391 49,298 48,097 (p)55,282              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)7.9 (1)7.7 (1)7.1 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)7.0 (1)7.0 (1)6.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.3 (1)4.8 (1)4.5 (1)6.4

2022

5.8 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.0 (p)4.6              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

The Pittsburgh, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties in Pennsylvania.