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|Iowa Nonfarm Employment|
Total nonfarm employment shed 800 jobs in August, lowering employment down to 1,575,900 jobs. The loss is only the second in this year and the smallest absolute monthly movement in 2015. Private sectors added jobs this month (+1,000), but were hampered by government (-1,800). The loss was due partially to summer programs ending and government education reaching their summer low point. This loss is seasonal and government remains up 1,000 jobs versus last August.
|Iowa Current Employment Situation|
Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased slightly to 3.7 percent in August from 3.8 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was 4.3 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August.
|Status of the Iowa Workforce and Economy|
A brief summary of the monthly status of the Iowa Economy
|Iowa Current Employment Statistics (CES)|
|The latest Current Employment Statistics for Statewide, MSAs, and Rural Counties.|
|Jun-3-2015||Go To Article|
|BLS-The Employment Situation News Release|
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 173,000 in August, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care and social assistance and in financial activities. Manufacturing and mining lost jobs.
|Iowa Industry Profiles|
|Industry profiles for all major sectors of the Iowa economy were created using BLS and U.S. Census data. These publications compare wages and employment over several years and by county, statewide, and the nation.|
|Sep-1-2015||Go To Article|
|Latest Statewide QCEW Information|
|Latest statewide QCEW information from 2013 1st quarter to 2015 1st quarter.|
|Aug-11-2015||Go To Article|
|Iowa Long & Short Term Occupational Projections|
|2014-2016 and 2012-2022 statewide projections are now available! 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.
|Iowa Long-Term and Short-Term Industry Projections|
|Statewide Short Term Projected Industry Employment for 2014 through 2016 is now available. |
The Labor Market Information (LMI) WIN-WIN Network Community of Practices provides new and original workforce information resources and assistance with using LMI to improve employment programs and policies.
|Iowa's Workforce and the Economy 2015|
The 2015 Iowa's Workforce and the Economy provides an overview of Iowa's economy and trends in the state and local labor force and nonfarm employment. Topical articles are included on: the recession and recovery in the construction industry, employment outcomes of recent community college graduates, occupational projections, and Iowa Economic Development (IEDA) Incentive Awards.
|Iowa's 2012-2022 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.|
|Oct-30-2014||Go To Article|
|Green Jobs 2012-2022 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 2012-2022 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 2012-2022 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.|
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