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Workforce Data

Below you’ll find resources to help you better understand the labor force in the greater Dubuque area.

Greater Dubuque is a magnet for professionals and skilled tradespersons.

Our many educational institutions provide customized training and development courses tailored to meet the needs of area businesses.

Our well-educated workforce includes specialties in high-tech, advanced manufacturing, health care, financial services, and many more specialized fields and Dubuque’s lower wage rates and cost of living reduces your cost of doing business.

February 2024 Labor Force Data

Total Nonagricultural Employment


Percent Unemployed


Labor Force Data Resources

2021 Laborshed Analysis