Iowa Job Growth
There were 1,593,300 jobs in Iowa in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,642,461 employed persons for the month. Iowa added 2,300 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,182 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Iowa job growth compared to other states.
|Employment Survey||August 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 August 2018 for Iowa is at a new high of 1,593,300.
CPS employment in Iowa for August 2018 is at a new high of 1,642,461.
Employment: CES, CPS
Iowa Employment History