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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

December 2020

       3.1 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

+9,700

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
NOVEMBER-TO-DECEMBER 2020
 

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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 - FEBRUARY 20, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
112,773
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
67,022
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
66,780
RETAIL TRADE:
49,027

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
340,915

 

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DECEMBER 2020 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,619,600
1,568,800
50,800
3.1%
65.3%

*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 - FEBRUARY 20, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,062,119,741
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$17,890,893
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$157,589,700
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$206,835,606
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$223,730,209
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$1,737,837,133