Iowa Job Growth
There were 1,592,900 jobs in Iowa in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,637,611 employed persons for the month. Iowa added 6,300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,005 (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 in November 2017 for Iowa is at a new high of 1,592,900.
CPS employment in Iowa reached a maximum of 1,640,193 in March 2017. 2,582 jobs have been lost in Iowa since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 1,627,780, Iowa has added 9,831 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa Employment History