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News Releases:
Jul
15
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ames — May 2023

Workers in the Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.81 in May 2023, compared to the nationwide average of $31.48.

Jul
15
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cedar Rapids — May 2023

Workers in the Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.71 in May 2023, compared to the nationwide average of $31.48.

Jul
15
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2023

Workers in the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $28.07 in May 2023, compared to the nationwide average of $31.48.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,704.8 1,700.9 1,696.9 1,694.1 1,691.5 (p)1,688.0

Employment(1)

1,653.7 1,650.7 1,648.2 1,646.9 1,644.6 (p)1,641.4

Unemployment(1)

51.1 50.2 48.7 47.2 46.9 (p)46.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,596.2 1,608.1 1,611.7 1,611.5 1,609.7 (p)1,610.0

12-month % change

0.8 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.4 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 (p)2.1

12-month % change

0.0 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 (p)-8.7

Construction(3)

85.5 87.2 88.3 85.7 85.5 (p)85.9

12-month % change

3.6 5.3 6.3 2.4 3.0 (p)3.1

Manufacturing(3)

228.5 228.8 228.8 228.0 227.2 (p)226.2

12-month % change

1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.7 (p)-0.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

306.5 307.4 308.5 310.8 310.4 (p)310.8

12-month % change

-2.0 -1.7 -1.2 -0.4 -0.5 (p)-0.4

Information(3)

18.6 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.1 (p)18.1

12-month % change

-2.1 -4.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.7 (p)-3.2

Financial Activities(3)

108.8 108.9 108.3 107.7 107.3 (p)107.6

12-month % change

0.6 0.7 0.3 -0.4 -0.8 (p)-0.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

146.8 148.5 150.5 149.5 147.9 (p)149.0

12-month % change

0.3 1.6 2.9 2.3 1.4 (p)1.5

Education & Health Services(3)

237.7 239.3 238.2 238.7 240.5 (p)241.8

12-month % change

3.1 3.0 2.5 2.4 3.1 (p)3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

141.2 144.5 145.2 146.2 146.6 (p)145.8

12-month % change

1.1 3.3 4.0 4.2 4.6 (p)4.2

Other Services(3)

54.9 56.6 56.4 57.0 56.1 (p)56.0

12-month % change

-2.0 0.7 0.7 2.0 0.5 (p)0.0

Government(3)

265.5 266.5 267.1 267.5 267.9 (p)266.7

12-month % change

1.7 1.8 2.0 2.3 2.1 (p)1.9

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 (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Des Moines Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Omaha Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2024
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2024
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Iowa — 2023 Unemployment News Release Mar 2024
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – June 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2024
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2024
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2024
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2024
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2024 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2022 Employment News Release Aug 2023
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Iowa — 2022 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2024
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2022 Pay News Release Mar 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dubuque — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ames — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cedar Rapids — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Waterloo-Cedar Falls — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux City — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Iowa Job Openings and Labor Turnover — February 2024 Employment, Unemployment News Release Apr 2024