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Des Moines, IA Employment Information

Des Moines, Iowa Overview

Des Moines, the capital of Iowa and the largest city in the state, bursts with opportunity. For an assumed quiet Midwest town, it has received its share of accolades including being ranked by Forbes Magazine as "The Best Place for Business" in 2010 and 2013. In 2014, NBC named it the "Wealthiest City in America."

Des Moines schools boast a high graduation rate of 83 percent and a low student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1.

Iowa is also home to the first primary caucuses in the presidential campaign cycle, making it a very exciting place to live.

Des Moines Job Opportunities

According to Business Wire, this city is the "Number 1 Spot for U.S. Insurance Companies" and the third largest "Insurance Capital of the World," so finding Insurance jobs in Des Moines is easy.

It is home to many corporate headquarters of well-known companies, including the Meredith Corporation, EMC Insurance Companies, and Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, to name a few. Several large companies have extensive operations in Des Moines, including Wells Fargo, Nationwide Insurance Company, Monsanto, and Pioneer Hi-Bred.Technology companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Hewlett-Packard have also recently located data processing and logistical facilities in and around the area, so keep that in mind when searching for IT jobs in Des Moines.

This capital city hosts many government opportunities as well.

Des Moines Employment Trends

Despite its connection to the insurance industry, Des Moines' hottest area of job growth for college degree holders is in engineering. Biomedical engineers lead the pack with an estimated 75 percent growth rate through 2020. Nuclear engineers are expected to see a 47 percent growth rate during the same time period.

The second fastest growing field in Iowa is slightly more surprising — meeting, convention, and event planning, which is expected to experience a 49 percent change in opportunities. Another surprising employment trend in Iowa is interpreting and translation services (44 percent).

For employees with a high school degree, the most opportunity lies within motorboat operation (100 percent change), mine cutting and channeling machine operators (50 percent), and the plumbing industry, including pipelayers, steamfitters, plumbers and pipefitters (42 percent).

Des Moines Cost of Living

One of the many reasons companies operating in Des Moines find it so appealing is its affordable cost of living, which is 19.5 percent lower than the national average. The median cost of a home in Des Moines is 50.7 percent less than the national average and rental properties are 16 percent lower than the rest of the nation.The capital of the Hawkeye State has a steady housing market and a strong economic future.
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Des Moines, IA
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Regional Sales Executive: 2-4 Preset, Prequalified Appointments Daily As a leader in the Merchant Services arena, one of the today’s most lucrative industries, National Debit Card Network is seeking results-driven outside Regional Sales Executives to help us meet the high demands for our products and services. At NDCN, we champion the business needs of the small to midsize merchants throughout N...
Des Moines, IA
Job Description I believe my work is my calling. As a Home Health Aide ( HHA ), you will: Assist patients with personal care needs (bathing, mouth care, shampoo and hair care, transferring, dressing and undressing and ambulation) and selected housekeeping and therapy services to our patients in their home. Plan and prepare nutritious meals and assist in feeding patients. Assist with basic act...
Des Moines, IA
City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50313 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions...
Des Moines, IA
Function Sales Primary Objective Generate revenue by selling software solutions and services to new and existing clients within assigned territory. Manage relationship with assigned client base to ensure retention and grow revenue. This position will focus on the D+H Lending and Mortgage suite of products in both bank and credit union markets that are smaller in asset size. /*/ Knowledge & Skil...
Des Moines, IA
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
DES MOINES, IA
Find the Career You Deserve, and help Hardworking People Get the Quality Home Merchandise They Deserve! Join Rent-A-Center, America's #1 Rent-to-Own Company. For over 20 years, Rent-A-Center has meant opportunity for millions: Opportunity for our customers who are able to enjoy access to the best in brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers; Opportunity for our more than 1...
Des Moines, IA
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) OptumInsight provides software and information product...
Senior Healthcare Sales with Daily Preset Appointments and Exclusive Territories Buffett Senior Healthcare Corp. has immediate sales positions in our Exclusive Territory Preset Appointment Division (ETPAD). These sales positions in are specifically reserved for individuals with backgrounds involving one or more of the following: - Entrepreneurs, Coaches/Athletes, Teachers, Preachers/Pastors, & A...
JOB DESCRIPTION Buffett Senior Healthcare® Sales Representative About Us Sales - Sales Manager - Sales and Marketing - Healthcare Sales - Sales Representative Buffett Senior Healthcare Corp. (BSH) is a revolutionary marketing organization that is on the leading edge of the future in senior market healthcare sales. As of 8/2013, BSH is backed by the wealth of $120,000,000,000 (billion) from sev...
Des Moines, IA
Mattress By Appointmentis a rapidly growing company with over 100 locations in 40 states throughout the US. We are seeking a talented individual to run a local wholesale to the public dealership. The Candidate should have a previous successful business management and/or sales experience. Recession proof business Excellent career opportunity Flexible schedule Comprehensive training No cold c...
CPP is looking for sales representatives to present our credit card processing services to small &medium sized business by running 3-5 pre-set and confirmed appointments daily in your local area. You will have a dedicated Team Leader that sits in our Dallas office to assist you in all aspects of the sale. What We Offer: Incentive-based pay that includes 4 ways to earn: Commissions on customer s...
Summary: Founded in 1997, Blue Sky Satellite is DISH Network’s leading Regional Service Provider with twelve offices in the Midwest region. All of our Technicians are professionally trained and receive frequent education on new products and services from DISH Network. Blue Sky Satellite takes pride in providing world class service to our customers and our focus is to provide our Technicians with ...
Des Moines, IA
Judge Healthcare is currently seeking qualified HEDIS Data Extractors for an excellent opportunity throughout Iowa. Those applying should expect the following job responsibilities and meet the listed qualifications: Job Responsibilities: Scan records into system (non-clinical) Schedule/confirm appointments and varying clinics prior to the visit Compile medical records for scanning/extraction ...
Who We Are: Delta Foremost Chemical Corporation - established in 1947 and headquartered in Memphis, TN, is a manufacturer and national distributor of chemical specialties and maintenance products sold to the hospitality, industrial, institutional, restaurant, commercial and government markets. These products are consumed and reordered. Our diverse line of specialties includes GSA (U.S. General S...
Des Moines, IA
A Career with a Purpose: The Financial Advisor/Financial Representative Opportunity You’ll have the unique opportunity to create your own destiny and potentially have a life-long impact on the lives of your clients, families and your community. Northwestern Mutual offers a personalized approach to uncovering financial solutions tailored to each client's individual needs. Your goal is to discover ...
Des Moines, IA
Description: Want to learn more before applying for this role? Click here to view the Realistic Job Preview: Telephonic_Case_Manager_Optum.pdf If you want more meaning in your career - as a clinician or a business professional - think of OptumHealth as your calling...For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs ...
Des Moines, IA
Description Job Description / Capsule Please note, this is a field based role that is home based. The territory is MN, IA and WI. The Regional Clinical Account Director (RCAD) has primary responsibility for developing and implementing the AstraZeneca clinical strategy for the AZ portfolio for Regional Intermediary Accounts, regional Managed/FFS Medicaid accounts and Regional Organized Providers...
Des Moines, IA
At Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids we have been helping companies all over the United States find talent for over 30 years. We have a group of high energy, passionate recruiters who come to work every day focused on results and hard work while making sure they have some fun too! Since social networking plays a key role in communicating our brand and our message to both candidates and clients...
Des Moines, IA
EXPERIENCED SALES & MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE Hays Food Systems looking for self-motivated individual to sustain existing customers while developing new business for the Chester's chicken brand. Primary focus will be with Supermarket and Convenience stores. 5+ years of sales experience required; C-store or deli operation knowledge required Area covered- All of Iowa Travel required Salary plus...

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