Iowa

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Iowa

In Iowa, the retail industry supports more jobs than agriculture. 

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in Iowa. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. Download the full report here. 

Iowa retail by the numbers

454,429
Jobs Supported by Retail
43,150
Retail Establishments
$23.6 (b)
Total GDP Impact
324,239
Direct Retail Employment
$7,565 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$11,242 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Explore retail’s impact by district

 

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Retail jobs in Iowa

December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Cedar Rapid, IA
December 13, 2018
Specialist, Store Protection - Ross Stores, INC - Davenport, IA
December 10, 2018
Merchandise and Service Coordinator-Coralridge Mall - Ulta Beauty - IA
December 8, 2018
Sales Associate - Jordan Creek T/C - Gap Inc. - West Des Moines, IA

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.