Iowa's Labor Market
IWD's Labor Market Information Division is the state's premier resource for labor force data, statistics, and research on Iowa's labor pool and economy.
State of Iowa's Labor Market
Job Growth Over the Past Year
Current Job Openings in Iowa
Unemployment Statistics (December 2023)
Labor Force Participation Rate
Change in labor force over the past year
Unemployment in Iowa
Unemployment and jobs data are collected through two main surveys, one for individuals and one for businesses in Iowa.
Top 25 Job Postings on Iowa's Largest Jobs Bank
View the top job postings on IowaWORKS.gov:
1. Registered Nurses
2. Retail Salespersons
3. Nursing Assistants
Career Exploration Resources
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