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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

May 2021

       3.9 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
APRIL-TO-MAY 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 - JUNE 19, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
126,441
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
72,081
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
71,428
CONSTRUCTION:
54,971

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
634,566

 

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MAY 2021 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,647,500
1,584,000
63,500
3.9%
66.4%

*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 - JUNE 19, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,231,855,349
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$18,178,046
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$158,772,914
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$264,362,038
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$386,834,349
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$2,086,379,533