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Jun
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2014

Workers in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.83 in May 2014, about 8 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71.

Jun
18

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
11

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015

Employer costs for employee compensation in private industry among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.04 per hour in the South to $38.93 in the Northeast during March 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,715.6 1,716.9 1,716.8 1,715.1 1,713.4 (P) 1,710.5

Employment (1)

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1,642.0 1,645.0 1,646.5 1,647.1 1,647.8 (P) 1,645.8

Unemployment (1)

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73.6 71.8 70.3 68.0 65.6 (P) 64.7

Unemployment Rate (2)

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4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 (P) 3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,559.1 1,562.1 1,564.8 1,567.7 1,566.0 (P) 1,568.2

12-month % change

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1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.3 (P) 1.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.1 (P) 2.2

12-month % change

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0.0 -4.3 0.0 4.5 -4.5 (P) -4.3

Construction (3)

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77.5 77.0 77.3 77.4 79.8 (P) 78.4

12-month % change

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11.4 9.8 9.3 8.7 7.5 (P) 5.9

Manufacturing (3)

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216.7 216.7 217.9 217.7 214.5 (P) 216.2

12-month % change

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0.2 0.0 0.3 0.2 -1.3 (P) -0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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315.2 316.7 316.5 318.0 316.5 (P) 316.2

12-month % change

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1.0 1.6 1.4 2.0 1.2 (P) 1.3

Information (3)

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25.3 25.3 25.0 24.8 24.7 (P) 24.6

12-month % change

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-1.9 -2.3 -3.5 -3.9 -4.6 (P) -4.3

Financial Activities (3)

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104.6 104.2 104.9 104.4 103.7 (P) 104.6

12-month % change

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0.6 0.2 0.9 0.3 -0.2 (P) 0.7

Professional & Business Services (3)

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137.1 138.5 138.2 138.5 138.1 (P) 138.8

12-month % change

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1.6 2.8 2.4 3.1 1.5 (P) 1.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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223.7 222.4 223.5 225.7 226.1 (P) 227.4

12-month % change

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1.1 0.6 0.8 1.4 1.4 (P) 1.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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139.7 140.5 141.4 140.6 141.2 (P) 141.6

12-month % change

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2.2 2.0 2.5 2.0 3.1 (P) 2.9

Other Services (3)

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59.3 59.0 59.9 59.9 61.5 (P) 61.2

12-month % change

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1.0 0.3 1.9 1.5 4.2 (P) 3.4

Government (3)

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257.7 259.6 258.0 258.4 257.8 (P) 257.0

12-month % change

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1.2 2.1 1.4 1.4 1.3 (P) 1.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2015
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2015
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2014 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
County Employment and Wages in Iowa – Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2015
Consumer Expenditures for Selected Areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2014
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2015
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2015
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa MSA – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City, Iowa MSA – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2014
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2015
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2015