Dubuque Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Dubuque, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 10 days ago
  • NEW! Low Payment Lease for Flatbed Drivers, Take Home $1350/WK

    Western Express - Dubuque, IA

    Western Express has immediate openings for their new Flatbed Lease Purchase program. If you’ve always wanted to own your own truck and start your own business, now you can get...

    from Western Express - 14 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Dubuque, IA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 3 days ago
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Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque is a city in the U.S. State of Iowa, located along the Mississippi River. Its population was estimated at 57,696 in 2006, making it the eighth-largest city in the state. It is the county seat of Dubuque County, and the center of the Dubuque Metropolitan Area, which has a population of 92,384. The city lies at the junction of 3 states: Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, a region locally known as the Tri-State Area. It serves as the main commercial, industrial, educational, and cultural center for the area. Dubuque is the oldest city in Iowa, and played a key role in the early settlement of the state, and the Upper Midwest. For this reason, it is commonly called the "Key City." Dubuque has a rich history and culture that gives it greater prominence than its size would suggest. It is one of the few large cities in Iowa with hills, and is home to a large tourist industry, driven by the city's unique architecture, and river location. Also, it is home to 5 institutions of higher...more

Dubuque Economy

For many years, Dubuque's economy was centered on manufacturing companies such as Deere and Company and Flexsteel Industries. While industry still plays a major role in the city, the economy has diversified a great deal in the last decade. Today, health care, education, tourism, publishing, and financial services are all important sectors of the city's expanding business climate. There are several major companies which are either headquartered in Dubuque, or have a significant presence in the city. *Dubuque's ten largest non-government employers include: *Deere and Company *Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque *Eagle Window & Door Co. *Medical Associates *Finley Hospital *Hy-Vee *Prudential Financial *Flexsteel Industries *Diamond Jo Casino *Wal-Mart Some other companies with a large presence in the area include: Woodward Communications, Inc. , The McGraw-Hill Companies, McKesson Corp. , ThermoFisher , A.Y. McDonald Mfg. , Nordstrom , Alliant Energy, Swiss Valley, and...more

Dubuque Careers

Among the most common occupations in Dubuque are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 83 percent of workers in Dubuque, Iowa work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Dubuque Industries

The leading industries in Dubuque, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Dubuque job listings indicate that the following industries in Dubuque are hiring the most workers:

Dubuque Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Dubuque, Iowa is $27,054, and the median income of households in Dubuque was $36,785.

Average Salaries in Dubuque, IA

Dubuque, IA


According to our Dubuque Trends data, the number of Dubuque, Iowa jobs has increased by 7% since September 2013.
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Dubuque Employment Statistics

Population of Dubuque
Total population 57,686
Male 47.37%
Female 52.63%
Median age 36.9
Dubuque Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.5%
Median cost of a home $88,400
Median mortgage payment $540
Renter-occupied homes 32.5%
Vacant housing 5.3%
Median monthly rent $436
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,543
Median for all female full-time $22,565
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 38%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 53%
Separated 1%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 9%
White 97%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Dubuque Commute
Carpool 8.8%
Public transportation 0.8%
Average travel time 14 minutes