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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

OCTOBER 2022

       2.9%

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

+4,500

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT

SEPTEMBER-TO-OCTOBER 2022
 

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Featured Occupational Wage

 FOOD COOKING MACHINE OPERATORS AND TENDERS 

MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE:

$23.25

TOTAL ANNUAL OPENINGS: 195
 

2021
STATEWIDE
LABORSHED STUDY

75.4%

OF THOSE EMPLOYED FULL-TIME IN MANUFACUTRING HAVE AN EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL

 

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OCTOBER 2022 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,712,000
1,662,400
49,700
2.9%
67.7%

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