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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

March 2021

       3.7 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

+15,100

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
FEBRUARY-TO-MARCH 2021
 

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Featured Occupational Wage

 SALES MANAGERS 

MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE:

$52.17

TOTAL ANNUAL OPENINGS: 365
(135TH  HIGHEST IN THE STATE)

UNEMPLOYMENT
INSURANCE
INITIAL CLAIMS

MARCH 15, 2020 - MAY 1, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
123,355
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
70,421
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
69,865
RETAIL TRADE:
52,855

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
614,477

 

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MARCH 2021 Statewide Labor Force

LABOR FORCE:
EMPLOYMENT:
UNEMPLOYMENT:
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE:
LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE*:

1,634,300
1,573,400
60,900
3.7%
65.8%

*The percentage of the population ages 16 and older that is in the labor force (either working or actively seeking work).

UNEMPLOYMENT
BENEFITS PAID

MARCH 8, 2020 - MAY 1, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,182,918,312
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$18,081,461
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$158,594,700
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$243,295,437
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$337,106,962
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$1,976,059,033