International companies in Iowa employ 60,100 U.S. workers. Approximately 35,000 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. With 485 international companies in the Hawkeye State, global investment grows Iowa's economy. Discover how global investment is growing Iowa's economy and providing high-quality jobs in local communities.

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60,100 Workers

in Iowa are employed as a result of global investment - an increase of 8.5 percent since 2013.

35,000 Mfg Workers

in Iowa - 58.2 percent of all FDI jobs in the state - are in the manufacturing sector.

United Kingdom, Germany, and Netherlands

support the largest number of jobs in Iowa among all international employers.

485 Global Employers

have operations in Iowa.

From 2013 to 2018, Iowa's FDI employment
While the state's overall private-sector employment