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

April 25, 2019
Sales Associate - Golf - Dick's Sporting Goods - Cedar Rapids, IA
April 25, 2019
Seasonal Associates - Dick's Sporting Goods - West Des Moines, IA
April 25, 2019
Store Manager - Tractor Supply Company - Cedar Rapids, IA
April 24, 2019
Cashier - Dick's Sporting Goods - Cedar Rapids, 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.