Employment by Arts Establishments per 100K


The number of jobs per 100,000 residents in arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased from 190.5 in 2014 to 191 in 2015. The 2015 total was above the benchmark average of 167.6.

Compared to the benchmark regions, Pittsburgh had the highest number of jobs in museums per 100,000 residents at 72.4.

Conversely, Pittsburgh had the second-lowest number of art dealers jobs per 100,000 residents at 2.1 compared to the benchmark regions.

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Data Source(s):

County Business Patterns, U.S. Census Bureau

These figures are for U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA).

Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The total count in the data below is the sum of the following types of establishments: theaters, dance companies, musical groups and artists, other performing arts, museums, historical sites, zoos and botanical gardens, nature parks, fine arts schools, independent artists, writers and performers, art dealers. These data are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s County Business Patterns and are updated annually.