Major EmployersNOW

Companies like Meta and Prairie Meadows 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.


Des Moines Metro Region

Company Number of Employees Location Headquarters
Wells Fargo & Co 13,500 Des Moines, West Des Moines Yes
UnityPoint Health – Des Moines 8,026 Des Moines, West Des Moines Yes
Principal Financial Group 6,600 Des Moines Yes
Hy-Vee Food Corp. 6,400 West Des Moines Yes
MercyOne 4,276 Des Moines, West Des Moines Yes
Amazon 3,500 Bondurant, Grimes No
Nationwide 3,300 Des Moines Yes
Vermeer Corporation 3,200 Pella Yes
John Deere Companies 2,884 Ankeny, Johnston, Urbandale Yes
Corteva Agriscience 2,500 Johnston Yes
JBS USA 2,300 Marshalltown No
Pella Corp. 2,224 Pella Yes
Kum & Go 2,000 Des Moines Yes
UPS 1,721 Des Moines No
Wellmark, Inc. 1,600 Des Moines Yes
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations 1,600 Des Moines No
Prairie Meadows 937 Altoona Yes
Meta Altoona Data Center 300 Altoona Yes