2014-2024 Industry and Occupational Projections Released

The 2014-2024 long-term industry and occupational projections, also known as forecasts,  have been released for the State of Iowa and the fifteen Iowa Workforce Development Regions. The 2016-2018 short-term industry projections have also been released and are only available for the State of the Iowa. (Short-term occupational forecasts for Iowa and the Iowa Workforce Development Region short-term industries and occupations forecasts will be released at a later date). Industry projections  provide detailed information on the estimated activity for each industry in terms of employment, growth and changes in employment. Occupational projections provide detailed information on the estimated activity for each occupation in areas of employment, growth rate, new, replacement, and total annual openings.  Career preparation, skill requirements and occupational from the 2016 Iowa Wage Survey are also included.

The short-term industry projections are only currently available for the State of Iowa (Iowa Workforce Development region projections will be released at a later date).

To view the updated industry projections data visit the Occupational Projections page.

To view the updated occupational projections data visit the Industry Projections page.