Major EmployersNOW

Companies like Wal-Mart and Artistic Manufacturing Corporation utilize our skilled workforce in major industries like retail and manufacturing. We’re experienced and on the move, and we’re employing our talents across a spectrum of jobs and careers.


Company (Des Moines Metro Region) Number of Employees Headquarters
Wells Fargo & Co 14,500 Yes
Hy-Vee Food Corp. 7,500 Yes
Mercy Medical Center 7,055 Yes
UnityPoint Health – Des Moines 6,435 Yes
Principal Financial Group 6,184 Yes
Nationwide 4,282 Yes
John Deere Companies 3,089 Yes
DuPont Pioneer 3,000 Yes
JBS USA, LLC 2,300 Yes
Pella Corp. 2,224 Yes
Vermeer Manufacturing Company 1,900 Yes
Kum & Go 1,820 Yes
UPS 1,600 No
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations 1,600 No
Wellmark, Inc. 1,552 Yes