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Pittsburgh, PA MSA

Overall Rank: 143      Population: 2,342,299

The 2013 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 33  33  64  138  178  179  98.38 
1-yr Job Growth2 32  121  184  189  184  187  92.89 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 50  33  24  29  54  138  99.22 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 32  26  55  129  164  98  98.25 
Short-Term Job Growth5 93  109  145  92  196  154  9918.92% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 62  29  61  88  85  70  101.68 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 153  109  156  154  57  61  106.29 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 77  70  62  67  69  54  1.08 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 84  50  67  37  63  71  5.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)

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