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Jun
23

Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2016

Workers in the Quad Cities area had an average hourly wage of $21.56 in May 2016, below the national average of $23.86. Production jobs, 10.5 percent of area employment, had an average wage of $18.10.

Jun
23

Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2016

Workers in the Des Moines area had an average hourly wage of $23.76 in May 2016, similar to the nationwide average of $23.86. Business and financial operations jobs had an average wage of $33.31.

Jun
14

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2017

The May Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest was unchanged due to offsetting movements within the index, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,693.6 1,693.9 1,693.6 1,692.2 1,692.0 (p)1,689.3

Employment(1)

(2)1,634.6 1,637.0 1,639.7 1,640.2 1,639.8 (p)1,636.4

Unemployment(1)

(2)59.0 56.9 53.8 52.1 52.2 (p)52.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.1 (p)3.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,571.8 1,577.4 1,581.1 1,580.2 1,577.6 (p)1,583.1

12-month % change

0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.4 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(4)

2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 (p)2.5

12-month % change

4.5 9.1 14.3 13.6 13.6 (p)8.7

Construction(4)

81.1 78.8 80.4 81.3 79.2 (p)79.0

12-month % change

1.6 -1.4 0.1 -2.6 -2.3 (p)-1.4

Manufacturing(4)

210.9 211.2 211.0 211.1 210.2 (p)212.5

12-month % change

-2.0 -2.0 -1.9 -1.7 -2.0 (p)-0.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

317.0 318.1 319.0 318.5 320.0 (p)322.4

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.3 (p)2.3

Information(4)

21.7 21.9 21.5 21.4 21.1 (p)21.4

12-month % change

-6.9 -5.6 -6.1 -5.7 -6.6 (p)-4.9

Financial Activities(4)

110.0 110.5 110.6 110.7 111.1 (p)111.7

12-month % change

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 (p)3.2

Professional & Business Services(4)

139.2 141.4 142.6 142.5 141.5 (p)142.4

12-month % change

0.8 2.5 3.2 3.2 1.8 (p)2.9

Education & Health Services(4)

228.2 228.9 231.6 232.1 233.7 (p)233.6

12-month % change

0.5 0.4 1.3 1.4 2.2 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

142.7 145.3 144.5 142.5 142.3 (p)141.1

12-month % change

0.3 2.1 1.5 -0.2 -0.7 (p)-0.9

Other Services(4)

60.2 60.6 60.6 60.8 60.3 (p)61.3

12-month % change

1.3 2.4 2.5 3.1 2.4 (p)4.1

Government(4)

258.5 258.3 256.9 256.8 255.7 (p)255.2

12-month % change

0.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.7 (p)-0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2017
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table May 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment News Release Sep 2016
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2015 Pay News Release Jan 2017