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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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EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE DES MOINES AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same time...
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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 with zero upfront cost to Lifestyle Publications. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within th...
Medical Specialist, Cardiometabolic (MS) – Multiple Midwestern States (Des Moines, IA) Des Moines, IA Requisition Number: 2611 JOB DESCRIPTION: Regeneron continues to grow, build and invest as we pursue our mission to turn science into medicines that help patients with serious diseases and their families live better and more fulfilling lives. Regeneron currently provides medicines for eye dis...
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City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50313 Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States. Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 17,500 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 ...
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Engineer II Eligible for Employee Referral Program! Design and preparation of Engineering Work Orders for all growth whether Land developments, new buildings, single line requests, Government & Safety, Preservation, Rehab, DSL, FTTN, FTTH, FTTT, Road Relocation, augmentation projects and circuit/special circuit requests. Utilizing the following tools; Bidmaster/Fireworks, JDS, FORTE, NDTT, RTT,...
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Engineer II Cedar Rapids, IA or Des Moines, IA Eligible for Employee Referral Program! Responsibilities include design and preparation of Engineering Work Orders for all growth including Land developments, new buildings, single line requests, Government & Safety, Preservation, Rehab, DSL, FTTN, FTTH, FTTT, Road Relocation, augmentation projects and circuit/special circuit requests. Prepare det...
Des Moines, IA
Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. We offer integrated systems and services from a single source – from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the company’s success are 2,300 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries. The Health...
Des Moines, IA
Can work from any Location in: MN, IA, MO, SD, or WI - Headquarters are in Des Moines Iowa Company blends liquid feed ingredients for better animal performance, for healthier animals and ultimately for a safer food supply. The Liquid Feed Ingredient Sales Account Manager can be located near company headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa or anywhere in the Midwest territory. Employer paid relocation al...
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
Turning Technologies, headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, has become the innovator and industry leader worldwide in the development of interactive student response technology. Recently, we were named the fastest growing privately held software company by Inc. Magazine. Our software transforms the standard classroom into a powerful interactive learning environment that engages students and helps tea...
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Field Service Engineer- Des Moines, Iowa FANUC America Corporation provides the most complete range of industry-leading robotics, CNC and motion control systems, and ROBODRILL machining centers. Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable. FANUC America is currently searching for a satelliteField Service Enginee...
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
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...
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City: Des Moines State: Iowa Postal/Zip Code: 50317 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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Outside Sales- Fundraising Account Representative Signature Fundraising is a national, full-service product fundraising company that helps schools, sports groups, and other organizations raise funds for their needs and activities. We're looking for honest, hard-working and self-motivated Independent Sales Representatives to build a great business and help surrounding community needs. We are loo...
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 ...
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Management Trainee The Management Trainee is the manager of the future. In fact, in many ways the Management Trainee is Healthcare Services Group's future. We are currently aggressively seeking ENTRY LEVEL MANAGEMENT candidates throughout the country, to enroll into our paid training program that prepares our managers for an entry level role as an account manager with Healthcare Services Group, ...
Des Moines, IA
World Group is a full-service commercial real estate company providing sales, leasing, property management and other real estate services for retail, office, industrial and multi-family properties in Nebraska and Iowa. Due to continual growth we are looking for a Leasing Specialist in Des Moines, IA. Some of the benefits of being a team member of World Group are: • Stability – As one of only a ...
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...

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