Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton ranks third in Pennsylvania in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in January


Pennsylvania’s Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton payroll data reveal that it is ranked third in Pennsylvania in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in January, with 368,000 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Pennsylvania Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
January (in thousands)
1
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
2915.1
2
Pittsburgh
1169.5
3
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
368.0
4
Harrisburg-Carlisle
339.9
5
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton
258.4
6
Lancaster
252.1
7
York-Hanover
184.8
8
Reading
177.9
9
Erie
126.0
10
State College
78.6
11
Chambersburg-Waynesboro
63.0
12
Altoona
60.8
13
East Stroudsburg
58.5
14
Johnstown
53.4
15
Lebanon
52.8
16
Williamsport
52.4
17
Bloomsburg-Berwick
41.5
18
Gettysburg
34.6
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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