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Iowa Jobs & Labor Force Update – February 2024

Iowa Jobs & Labor Force Update – February 2024

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From February 2023 to February 2024, the Iowa economy gained 26,800 jobs across 7 sectors and lost 7,300 jobs across 3 sectors for a net job growth of 19,500 jobs over the past 12 months. One sector saw no net change. The state’s economy gained 21,600 jobs over the 12 months prior to February 2023.

Iowa Jobs and Labor Force Update – January 2024

Iowa Jobs and Labor Force Update – January 2024

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Over the past 12 months, private employment grew by 7,700 jobs (.8%) while government employment grew by 5,000 jobs (1.9%). Local government accounted for 3,700 of new government jobs, federal accounted for 800, and state government just 500.