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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

March 2021

       3.7 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

+15,100

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
FEBRUARY-TO-MARCH 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 17, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
122,130
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
69,840
ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES:
69,393
RETAIL TRADE:
52,272

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
607,960

 

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MARCH 2021 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,634,300
1,573,400
60,900
3.7%
65.8%

*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 17, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$1,166,495,968
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$18,042,682
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$158,484,300
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$235,632,357
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$321,027,539
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$1,939,300,933