The Iowa Wage Report is a product of Iowa Workforce Development that has been developed using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) employment and wages program. The wage estimates are updated annually using the Employment Cost Index to make the wages more current. The Iowa Wage Report will usually have the most current wage data. Wage and employment data are available for the State, four Balance of the State (BOS) areas, fifteen IWD regions and nine Metropolitan Statistical Areas across the State.
The Iowa Wage Report is not time series data and is not comparable year to year.
Iowa Wage Report Data Tool
Current Iowa Wage Report data can be viewed and explored in the Tableau visualization below. Navigate the charts and tables by using the two tabs at the top of the frame. The tables and charts can be customized by applying the various filters located within the visualization. For instance, by changing the occupational group, occupational title or pay type the data shown will update accordingly. The tables can be sorted by hovering over the column headings and clicking the icon that appears. The data is also available in a CSV file and a series of Excel files. Click the buttons below to download the files.
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Occupational information may be missing in cases where limited information for an occupation is available.