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Des Moines, Iowa Overview

The capital and most populous city in Iowa, Des Moines is home to 594,900 people as well as an international airport, two universities, several large insurance companies, and headquarters for two Fortune 500 companies. A busy metropolis with a small town atmosphere and a cultural center for Iowa, the city features a rich theatre and arts presence, including the Des Moines Metro Opera, Des Moines Symphony, and The Des Moines Art Center. The thriving Downtown area includes several popular parks, art and history museums, countless options for diners and foodies alike, and other recreational activities.

The cost of living in Des Moines is about 6 percent cheaper than the national average according to Forbes but higher than the Iowa average. The median household income is $44,862, and per capita income is $23,914. The median home price is $168,600, representing a 7.9% rise in home values. The average commute in Des Moines is twenty minutes, one of the lowest for a city its size.

Des Moines Job Opportunities

Ranked 2nd on Forbes' 2014 list of Best Places for Business and Careers and Best City for Young Professionals, Jobs in Des Moines, IA are plentiful. Insurance, government, health care systems, manufacturing and trade provide the major Des Moines Jobs and industries. The city is headquarters for Principal Financial Group, Ruan Transportation and The Meredith Corporation, a leading publishing and marketing company responsible for publishing "Better Homes and Gardens." Insurance jobs are plentiful as EMC Insurance and Welmark Cross Blue Field are also headquartered in Des Moines. The city is also home to Des Moines University, Grand View University and Draker University, as well as satellite facilities from Simpson College, Upper Iowa University and William Penn University, creating more Jobs in Des Moines.

Jobs in Des Moines, IA employ people from a five-county metro area of more than 500,000 residents. The work force in Iowa ranks among the top five states in the country, with an 80 perfect high school graduation rate. Both state and local governments also create many Des Moines Jobs.

Des Moines Employment Trends

As of August 2014, Des Moines had an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent, which is lower than the Iowa average of 4.5 percent and the national average of 5.9 percent. Jobs grew at a rate of 2.8 percent in 2013 and are expected to grow at a rate of 2.9 percent in the future. Des Moines is ranked #35 in job growth by Forbes. Iowa has one of the top 10 lowest national unemployment rates and Iowa City jobs offer other opportunities if you are looking for different Iowa jobs.

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Des Moines, IA
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Des Moines, IA
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within the publishing industry but would require strong sa...
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THIS POSITION WILL COVER THE STATE OF IOWA. Job purpose • Grow sales in the assigned territory by providing excellent customer service. Provides communication between the customer and all related departments of the company. • Provide continued market share growth. • Respond to current and potential customer needs and resolve problems regarding product, delivery and installation. Duties and re...
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 ...
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, 50301
Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 13,000 employees across 170 sites in 35 countries, Eurofins is a leading international...
Des Moines, IA, 50314
Sales Representative Up to $80,000 per year, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. ...
Des Moines, IA, 50314
Sales Rep Up to $80,000 per year, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people ...
Des Moines, IA, 50309
Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation has a full-time Medicare Compliance Implementation Manager position available within the Compliance area located in Madison, WI or Des Moines, IA. The Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Medicare Advantage (MA) Compliance Program, consistent with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the P...
Des Moines, IA, 50310
A Career with Us Will Provide You with: · A marketing plan we help you customize to build your brand effectively · A comprehensive training program focused on people and marketing strategy · Financial support during your early years to help you build your business · Compete with our elite and score trips to awesome places like Hawaii, Beijing and Münich, Germany Realize Your Potential Being ...
DES MOINES, IA, 50321
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
Des Moines, IA, 50322
Champion Home Exteriors continues to grow! Champion is the premier home improvement company in the United States with over 75 locations nationwide. With growth comes opportunity. Currently we are seeking a highly qualified Sales Manager to help drive growth throughout Des Moines and the surrounding area. As Sales Manager for Champion, you will have the opportunity to earn a six figure income whil...
Des Moines, IA, 50325
Electronic Technician Job Summary: This position requires the ability to install service and maintain a wide array of life safety and communication equipment including nurse call, location devices, Wi-Fi devices and other healthcare equipment. Must be willing to live within the Iowa area. Individuals will work under supervision of the Operations Coordinator, and the Technical Operations Manager. ...
Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $5 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum value to its shoppers, with fairly priced merchandise complemented by exceptional customer service. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, including products sourced and marketed under Dillard's private-b...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility ****** This position is located in West Des Moines, IA - Telecommuting is NOT available. ****** This position is responsible for providing phone based support to end users in the medical community. The position requires the ability to listen, analyze, document, resolve and or escalate issues while providing excellent customer service s...
Des Moines, IA
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Use pertinent data and facts to identify a...
Des Moines, IA
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. This is your opportunity to join a group of professionals and clinicians who are wor...
Des Moines, IA
City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50313 Hallett Materials, an Oldcastle Materials Company, was established in 1918. Hallett Materials produces quality aggregates with a firm belief in customer service. The materials produced by Hallett Materials are used in the construction of new highways, bridges and buildings as well as landscaping and maintenance projects. Position Description ...
Des Moines, IA
City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50313 Hallett Materials, an Oldcastle Materials Company, was established in 1918. Hallett Materials produces quality aggregates with a firm belief in customer service. The materials produced by Hallett Materials are used in the construction of new highways, bridges and buildings as well as landscaping and maintenance projects. Position Description ...
Des Moines, IA
City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50313 Hallett Materials, an Oldcastle Materials Company, was established in 1918. Hallett Materials produces quality aggregates with a firm belief in customer service. The materials produced by Hallett Materials are used in the construction of new highways, bridges and buildings as well as landscaping and maintenance projects. Position Description ...

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