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|Occupational Employment Statistics Wage Survey|
|The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Wage Survey provides employment and wage estimates by occupation. The OES Survey is a nation-wide survey which contacts 400,000 establishments annually. Over 7,000 establishments are contacted annually in Iowa.|
|Dec-11-2013||Go To Article|
|BLS-The Employment Situation News Release|
The unemployment rate declined from 7.3 percent to 7.0 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000. 12/06/2013
|Iowa Long-Term and Short-Term Industry Projections|
|Statewide and IWD Region Short Term Projected Industry Employment for 2013 through 2015 is now available. |
|Iowa Current Employment Situation|
Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent in October from 4.7 percent in September.
|Status of the Iowa Workforce and Economy|
A brief summary of the monthly status of the Iowa Economy 11/22/2013
|Iowa Nonfarm Employment|
Total nonfarm employment in Iowa
shed 800 jobs in October, lowering
employment down to 1,524,100 jobs.
|Consumer Price Index|
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) decreased 0.1 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis.
|Iowa Quarterly Industry Review|
|A compilation of public announcements and articles from newspapers and periodicals significant to Iowa labor markets.|
|Occupational Profiles provide descriptive insights into a selected occupation's projected employment, wages, skills, education, and more. |
|Oct-8-2013||Go To Article|
September - Iowa's nonfarm employment reached an all-time high of 1,529,600 in June, surpassing the pre-recession peak of 1,528,000, which was achieved in 2008.
|Occupational Skills Development Guide|
|The Occupational Development Guide is an occupational learning tool focused on identifying associated career clusters, pathways, and skill sets.|
|Oct-3-2013||Go To Article|
|Iowa's Workforce and the Economy 2013|
Iowa's Workforce and the Economy 2013 provides an analyses of the state's economy.
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Quick LinksIowa Labor Force Summaries
These files contain data on labor force, employment, unemployment and unemployment rate for each Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), county, and city. MSA and county data also contain employment levels by industrial group within that MSA or county.
|Iowa Trends Page|
Iowa Economic News and Trends, or Iowa Trends is a collection of leading economic indicators and other economic information used to evaluate Iowa's economy and forecast future conditions and trends.
|State of Iowa Website|
Your link to State government information for businesses.
A Laborshed is defined as the area or region from which an employment center
draws its commuting workers regardless of natural or political boundaries. This study gives communities the ability to document and illustrate the characteristics of their labor force which in turn has proven to be a unique and effective tool for retaining
and expanding their existing businesses while also attracting prospective new employers into the area.
|Unemployment Rate News Release Dates|
The 2013 dates for the Iowa unemployment rate news releases are now available.