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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

February 2021

       3.6 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

-4,700

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
JANUARY-TO-FEBRUARY 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 - APRIL 3, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
119,052
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
69,037
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
68,580
RETAIL TRADE:
51,362

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
596,463

 

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FEBRUARY 2021 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,628,600
1,570,300
58,300
3.6%
65.6%

*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 - APRIL 3, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,145,889,277
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$17,899,589
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$158,221,275
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$228,553,085
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$304,834,581
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$1,901,760,133