Thursday, January 02, 2014

Younger workers in Pittsburgh

We will just pass on this out today: a focused look at the Pittsburgh region's labor market from our colleagues at the Cleveland Fed: Education and Employment Opportunities for Younger Workers in the Pittsburgh MSA, by Lisa Nelson and Francisca Richter.

Lots of stuff in that, and all worth cogitating on.  No matter what is said about growth elsewhere, they are pretty clear, "REGISTERED NURSES ARE PROJECTED TO HAVE THE LARGEST NUMBER OF ANNUAL OPENINGS AND RELATIVELY HIGH WAGES." Their caps, not mine. But graphics as well. Just one to get you to read more:



3 Comments:

Anonymous Not Ken said...

That chart suggests legal employment is down almost 20% in five years. Can that be true?

Thursday, January 02, 2014 5:36:00 PM  
Blogger joe said...

should also add that very few "home care agencies" employ actual nurses. Mostly the jobs are "personal care and services" and "healthcare support."

Friday, January 03, 2014 11:10:00 AM  
Blogger joe said...

my comment above was supposed to follow another one that got eaten apparently...it was a map showing all the home care agencies and home health agencies in Southwestern PA. Lots of them.

Friday, January 03, 2014 4:45:00 PM  

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