Between 2010 and 2016, online job postings in Iowa for bilingual workers nearly tripled, from 1,658 to 4,946 job postings. This marked a 198.3% increase in the number of online job postings for bilingual workers since 2010.
Demand for language proficiency in Spanish followed this trend. Postings for candidates who speak Spanish more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, increasing from 1,169 to 2,669 job postings, or by 128.3%.
Rising Demand for Bilingual Workers in Iowa; Online Job Postings, 2010-2016
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