Why Work at Pitt?

Pitt compensation features one of the region’s best benefits packages, including tuition remission, medical and life insurance, optional dental and vision coverage, and a retirement plan matching $1.50 for every $1 you invest.

Whether you find employment at the Pittsburgh campus or one of the University’s regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, or Titusville, you’ll be joining a community that’s collegial, intellectually stimulating, and culturally rich.

The region’s third-largest employer, Pitt is home to more than 7,000 full- and part-time staff members and more than 5,200 full- and part-time faculty members. Nearly 25,000 undergraduates and more than 10,000 graduate students study here.

Founded in 1787, Pitt is one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education. Pitt people have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among many other accomplishments.

Faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.

As an institution, we are committed to helping our most important resources – our people. We believe that balancing achievement and happiness can require assistance. For that reason, we offer a variety of programs, services and resources that can help you to find a healthy balance between work and the rest of your life.