Home Distance Learning Professional Networking Salaries Careers

Iowa's Top Employers

Below are a list of the top employers in the following Iowa cities:

Cedar Rapids
Council Bluffs
Davenport
Des Moines
Dubuque
Iowa City
Sioux City
Waterloo
West Des Moines

As an Iowa business program graduate, these companies and public organization are highly qualified candidates to offer you employment. These are all well-respected and time-honored businesses capable of offering stable employment with large salaries and great benefits for those with the capabilities to efficiently and effectively manage their organizations.

Cedar Rapids Top Employers

Cedar Rapids Organizations # of Employees
Rockwell Collins, Inc. 7,300
Cedar Rapids Community School District 2,800
AEGON USA, Inc. 2,600
St. Luke’s Hospital 2,400
Maytag Appliances 2,200
Mercy Medical Center 2,060
Hy-Vee Food Stores 2,044
MCI, Inc. 1,528
City of Cedar Rapids 1,493
Kirkwood Community College 1,443
McLeodUSA Incorporated 1,361
Amana Refrigeration Products 1,100
Alliant Energy 1,100
Wal Mart Stores, Inc. 835
Linn County Offices 800
Nash Finch Company 800
General Mills Inc. 782
Linn-Mar Community Schools 776
Yellowbook USA 750
Gazette Communications 700

*Source: The Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Cedar Rapids, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Council Bluffs Top Employers

Council Bluffs Organizations # of Employees
Ameristar Casino Hotel 1300
Council Bluffs Community Schools 1250
Harrah's CasinoHotel 1100
Tyson, Inc. 1052
Alegent Halth Mercy Hospital 800
Jennie Edmundson Hospital 800
ConAgra Frozen Foods 800
Bluffs Run Casino 670
Iowa Western Community College 512
Wal-Mart Retail Stores 450
Griffin Pipe Products 400
Union Pacific 400
Omaha Standard 250
MidAmerican Energy 250
American Games 230
Tyson, Inc. - Cooked Meats 220
Warren Distribution 200
Plumrose USA 200

*Source: The Pottawattamie County Growth Alliance 2007

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Council Bluffs, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Davenport's Top Employers

Davenport Organizations # of Employees
Deere & CO. 8,250
Rock Island Arsenal 6,150
Genesis Health Systems 4,730
Alcoa 2,200
Trinity Medical Center 2,650
Tyson Fresh Meats 2,400
Kraft Foods, Inc. 1,500
Mid American Energy CO. 1,230
AP AC 950
Exelon 700
Von Maur, Inc. 670
Kone, Inc. 600
United Parcel Service 590
Norscross Footwear Inc. 470
Von Hoffman Inc. 445
Modern Woodmen of America 430

*Source: DavenportOne Economic Statistics

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Davenport, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Des Moines Top Employers

Des Moines Organizations # of Employees
Principal Life Insurance Company  7900
Iowa Health Systems 4750
Mercy Hospital Medical Center 4500
Hy-Vee Food Stores 4475
United Parcel Service 1800
Nationwide Insurance (Allied) 1675
Dahl's Supermarkets 1650
Bridgestone/Firestone 1600
Qwest Corporation 1580
Communication Data Services, Inc. 1500
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. 1450
Electronic Data Systems, Corp. 1400
Wellmark, Inc. (Blue Cross) 1400
Seabury & Smith (now Marsh) 1325
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 1320
Meredith Corporation 990
Deere & Company 970
Des Moines Register 850

*Source: Des Moines Office of Economic Development

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Des Moines, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Dubuque Top Employers

Dubuque Organizations Industry Type
Deere & Co Manufacturing
Mercy Medical Center Health Services
Medical Associates Clinic Health Services
Finley Hospital Health Services
Eagle Window & Door Manufacturing
Flexsteel Industries Manufacturing
Hy-Vee Retail Trade
Cigna Retirement Benefit Services Professional Services
Wal-Mart Stores Retail Trade
Diamond Jo Casino Arts & Entertainment

*Source: Dubuque Iowa Workforce Development

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Dubuque, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Iowa City's Top Employers

Iowa City Organizations # of Employees
University of Iowa  17311
University of Iowa Hospitals 5857
Iowa City Community Schools 1600
Veteran's Administration Hospital 1300
Mercy Hospital 1150
Hy-Vee 1300
ACT 1100
Rockwell International  729
Lear 930
Procter & Gamble 560
City of Iowa City 580
Systems Unlimited   478
Oral B Laboratories 800
MCI Mass Markets 633

*Source: Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Iowa City, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Sioux City Top Employers

Sioux City Organizations
Tyson Fresh Meats
Aalfs Manufacturing
Beef Products Inc.
Besser International Pipe Machinery (McCracken/Hydrotile Divisions)
Chesterman Company, Bottlers of Coca-cola products
Great West Casualty Company
JOLLY TIME Pop Corn
Palmer Candy Company
Prince Manufacturing Corp.
Sioux City Brick & Tile Company
Sioux City Foundry Co.
Terra Industries Inc.
Wells' Dairy, Inc.
Wilson Trailer Company

*Source: Siouxland Chamber of Commerce

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Sioux City, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

Waterloo Top Employers

Waterloo Organizations # of Employees
John Deere Waterloo Operations  4,700
Covenant Medical Center 2,908
Tyson Fresh Meats 2,700
University of Northern Iowa 1,781
Allen Memorial Hospital 1,767
Waterloo Community Schools 1,670
Omega Cabinet Ltd. 1,350
Bertch Cabinet Manufacturing 1,288
HyVee Food Stores (5) 905
Hawkeye Community College 774
Wal-Mart Stores (2) 750
Cedar Falls Community Schools 750
GMAC Mortgage 734
Area 267 Education Agency 650
Black Hawk County 629
The CBE Group, Inc. 606
Target Regional Distribution Center 572
City of Waterloo 540
Viking Pump 466
Exceptional Persons, Inc. 430
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists 414
Western Home Communities 410
Martin Brothers Distributing 400
Van G. Miller & Associates, Inc. 370
Veridian Credit Union 336
Cedar Falls Lutheran Home 319
Principal Financial Group 310
City of Cedar Falls 284
Waterloo Post Office 280
KPR Holdings 250
Harmony House 250
Super Target 250
Ferguson Enterprises 245

*Source: Greater Cedar Valley Alliance Statistics, October 2006

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in Waterloo, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.

West Des Moines Top Employers

West Des Moines Organizations # of Employees
Hy-Vee, Inc. 1500
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 1469
Wells Fargo Card Services 1278
WDM Community Schools 1200
FBL Financial 1117
Marsh Insurance 950
Krause Gentle Corporation 712
GuideOne Insurance 642
Iowa Foundation for Medical Care 623
ITA Group 400
Turbin Fuel Technologies 393
City of West Des Moines 387
ADP National Service Center 330
Windsor Window Wood Company 325
Iowa Student Loan 290
Briggs Corporation 281
America Equity Life Insurance 260
Fiserv ITI Outsourcing Center 228
Holmes Murphy 218
Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Co. 200

*Source: West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

Find out how to best apply for a position at one of these companies or at many more organizations in West Des Moines, IA with the help of Iowa's top Career recruiting firms.