IOWA'S LONG-TERM AND SHORT-TERM OCCUPATIONAL PROJECTIONS (FORECASTS)
Occupational projections, also known as forecasts, provide detailed information on the estimated activity for each occupation in areas of employment, growth rate, openings, wages, career preparation and skill requirements. Data is available for the State of Iowa and local areas at the link above.
If you have questions on the data above, visit the frequently asked questions or contact LMI using the information at the bottom of this page.
Long-term data (2020-2030) is available for Iowa and nine Local Workforce Development Areas. The short-term data (2022Q2-2024Q2) is available for Iowa and nine Local Workforce Development Areas. Data can be viewed and explored in the Tableau visualization linked above. The data is also available in a CSV file and a series of Excel files at the links below.
RELATED OCCUPATIONAL PROJECTIONS LINKS/RESOURCES:
- Fastest Growing Occupations, BLS
- Occupations with Highest Total Growth, BLS
- Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) definitions
RELATED OCCUPATIONAL PROJECTIONS REPORTS:
Note: Iowa's Local Workforce Development Areas have been updated. New reports will be posted to this page as soon as they become available. For more information, visit this link.