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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

November 2020

       3.6 %

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CURRENT
EMPLOYMENT
STATISTICS

-10,100

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
OCTOBER-TO-NOVEMBER 2020
 

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Featured Occupational Wage

 HEAVY AND TRACTOR-TRAILER TRUCK DRIVERS 

MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE:

$19.84

TOTAL ANNUAL OPENINGS: 5,450
(5TH  HIGHEST IN THE STATE)

UNEMPLOYMENT
INSURANCE
INITIAL CLAIMS

MARCH 15 - January 9, 2021

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

MANUFACTURING:
107,658
ACCOMMODATIONS AND FOOD SERVICES:
65,170
HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES:
64,665
RETAIL TRADE:
46,343

TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES:
336,403

 

 

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NOVEMBER 2020 Statewide Labor Force

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

1,619,500
1,561,600
57,900
3.6%
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 - January 9, 2021

REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:
$966,293,932
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE EXTENDED BENEFITS:
$17,773,240
 LOST WAGE ASSISTANCE:
$157,020,300
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:
$179,171,320
PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$191,421,463
FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:
$1,629,592,633