|Iowa Current Employment Situation|
Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in April from 4.9 percent in March, and was well below the year ago rate of 5.2 percent.
|Iowa Nonfarm Employment|
Iowa pared 5,500 jobs in March, lowering nonfarm employment down to 1,517,200 jobs.
|Consumer Price Index|
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) decreased 0.4 percent in April.
|BLS-The Employment Situation News Release|
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.5 percent.
|Iowa Short Term Occupational Projections 2012 - 2014|
|Short Term Occupational Projections are available for Iowa. The Occupational Projections provide detailed occupational information on the estimated activity for each occupation in the areas of employment, new jobs, replacements and total annual openings. Projections can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper.|
|May-15-2013||Go To Article|
|Iowa Short-Term Industry Projections 2012 - 2014|
|Statewide Short Term Projected Industry Employment for 2012 - 2014|
|Unemployment Rate News Release Dates|
The 2013 dates for the Iowa unemployment rate news releases are now available.
|2012 Iowa Wage Survey|
|Data was developed from the 2011 OES Wage Survey. The wage estimates have been updated to the May 2012 using the Employment Cost Index. 2012 data are available for the State, MSA's, Workforce Development Regions, and Counties.|
|Feb-1-2013||Go To Article|
Housing data for third quarter 2012 was generally upbeat. Nationally, new homes sold at the fastest pace in two years in September, helped along by near record-low borrowing costs.
|Iowa's 2010-2020 STEM Jobs provides a listing of fast growing occupational groups requiring significant education and training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These highly sought occupations can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper.|
|Nov-30-2012||Go To Article|
|Green Jobs 2010-2020 examines the "greening" of workplace occupations in Iowa and IWD regions as organizations adapt to marketplace conditions favoring increased sustainability practices. Green Jobs can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper.
|Hot Jobs 2010-2020 represents the "high demand, high salary" occupations found in Iowa and its IWD regions. Data also include updated wages from the 2012 Iowa Wage Survey, employment figures, education/training requirements, and needed skills. Hot Jobs can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper. |
|Career & Education Outlook|
|The 2010-2020 Career & Education Outlook provides for Iowa and IWD regions a listing of the fastest growing occupations by educational achievement level. These high demand jobs can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper.|
|Career, Industry, & Population Report |
The 2010-2020 Career, Industry, & Population Report provides an overview of the state's industry, occupation, and population trends in short, concise briefs describing growth rate patterns for each. The Report can be downloaded and printed on legal-sized (11" x 17") paper.
|Iowa Quarterly Industry Review|
|A Web publication that compiles public announcements and articles from newspapers and periodicals about business events significant to Iowa labor markets as they are reported.|
|Iowa Qualifies Four Areas of Substantial Unemployment|
|For Program Year 2013, Iowa designated four areas as Areas of Substantial Unemployment (ASUs). |
|Oct-26-2012||Go To Article|
|Iowa's Workforce and the Economy 2012|
The 2012 edition of Iowa's Workforce and the Economy includes articles on Iowa's agricultural economy, advanced manufacturing sector and health care industry, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), gender equity, Virtual Access Points (VAP) technology and regional economic development initiatives.
|Middle-Skill Jobs in Iowa|
The Middle-Skill Jobs in Iowa publication provides information on the mismatch of job opportunities and worker skill sets in Iowa. It also incorporates information on state and regional middle-skill occupations, Laborshed data, and other areas of opportunities.
|Iowa Occupational Projections 2010-2020|
|Occupational Projections and Summaries are available for Iowa and each IWD Region. The Occupational Projections provide detailed occupational information on the estimated activity for each occupation in areas of employment, new jobs, replacements, and total annual openings. Projections can be downloaded and printed on letter-sized (8.5" x 11") paper.|
|Iowa Industry Projections 2010 - 2020|
|The long-term industry projections provide information on the expected job growth and decline for the ten year time period, 2010-2020. The summaries provide information on the growing and declining industries for the state and each Iowa Workforce Development Region.|
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