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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

April 2021

       3.8 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

-5,800

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
MARCH-TO-APRIL 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 5, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
125,864
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
71,731
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
71,172
CONSTRUCTION:
54,636

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
630,335

 

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APRIL 2021 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,640,600
1,578,900
61,600
3.8%
66.1%

*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 5, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,218,698,191
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$18,144,509
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$158,742,014
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$258,662,612
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$373,635,507
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$2,056,764,733