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The Pittsburgh region added 23,500 jobs between June 2014 and June 2015, a 2 percent increase. That percentage was the same as benchmark average.
According to the preliminary numbers, in the 12-month period, financial activities jobs declined by 0.8 percent, the only region to experience a decline in that sector; and manufacturing jobs declined by 0.3 percent, the third-largest decline among benchmark regions.
Sectors which gained jobs in the 12-month period include leisure and hospitality (up 5.7 percent), natural resources, mining and construction (up 4.3 percent) and wholesale trade (up 3.7 percent and the third-largest increase among benchmark regions). To view particular sectors, please click on the sectors on the table at the right of this page.