The following resources provide access to industry-related data.
A tool to search for an employer in the State of Iowa (and surrounding states) by employer name, industry, county or city. Information provided includes: firm name, contact information, business and industry description and size. To search this database visit the Employer Database home page.
Long-term industry projections, also known as forecasts, provide information on the expected job growth and decline for a ten-year period for the State and by IWD region. Short-term, two-year, projections are also available for the State. Projections/forecast data can be viewed on the Industry Projections home page.
Compare wages and employment over several years for the nation, the State and by county. Industry profiles are available for all major sectors of the Iowa economy, created using Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and U.S. Census data. Current industry reports can be accessed on the Industry Profiles home page.
Staffing patterns provide detailed information on which occupations are employed in each industry sector/sub-sector (and the reverse). Data is available for the State of Iowa and by Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) region on the Staffing Patterns home page.
Quarterly Employment and Wages (QCEW)
Quarterly data on industry employment, wages and number of business establishments for the State of Iowa and by county. Current and historical data can be accessed through the QCEW home page.