Iowa Job Growth
There were 1,580,100 jobs in Iowa in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,654,967 employed persons for the month. Iowa lost 4,700 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 241 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Iowa job growth compared to other states.
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Iowa Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Iowa as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Iowa
CES employment peaked in August 2016 for Iowa at 1,588,700. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Iowa according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Iowa reached a maximum of 1,655,208 in October 2016. 241 jobs have been lost in Iowa since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa Employment History