West Des Moines Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - West Des Moines, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - West Des Moines, IA

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van)What’s your why? Choose the Right Path,Your PathYou’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your hopes...

    from Knight Transportation - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910 or 866-824-2237

    Swift Transportation Co - West Des Moines, IA

    Index File Company Job Title Description Location Swift Transportation New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405 or 866-778-3597 Earn Your CDL Class A License...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 11 days ago
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West Des Moines, Iowa

West Des Moines is a city in Polk County, and partially in Dallas and Warren counties, in the state of Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 46,403; a special census taken in the spring of 2005 counted 51,744 residents. West Des Moines is the second-largest city in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the ninth-largest city in Iowa.

West Des Moines Economy

Farm Bureau Financial Services, Hy-Vee, Iowa Foundation for Medical Care, and the Kum & Go convenience store chain are headquartered in West Des Moines. Other large employers include Citigroup's Citi Cards division and Wells Fargo's Card Services and Home Mortgage divisions. Wells Fargo has recently completed its corporate campus south of Jordan Creek Town Center that is the home of their Home Mortgage and Consumer Finance divisions.

West Des Moines Careers

Among the most common occupations in West Des Moines are Management, professional, and related occupations, 49%; Sales and office occupations, 30%; and Service occupations, 10%. Approximately 83 percent of workers in West Des Moines, Iowa work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

West Des Moines Industries

The leading industries in West Des Moines, Iowa are Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 21%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 12%. Simply Hired's West Des Moines job listings indicate that the following industries in West Des Moines are hiring the most workers:

West Des Moines Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in West Des Moines, Iowa is $38,370, and the median income of households in West Des Moines was $54,139.

Average Salaries in West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines, IA


According to our West Des Moines Trends data, the number of West Des Moines, Iowa jobs has increased by 24% since July 2013.
West Des Moines job trends

West Des Moines Employment Statistics

Population of West Des Moines
Total population 46,403
Male 47.93%
Female 52.07%
Median age 33.0
West Des Moines Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.1%
Median cost of a home $140,600
Median mortgage payment $835
Renter-occupied homes 37.9%
Vacant housing 4.8%
Median monthly rent $674
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $45,185
Median for all female full-time $31,555
Household Income
Less than $10,000 3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 14%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 4%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3%
High school graduate 18%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 34%
Graduate degree 14%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 57%
Separated 1%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 10%
White 94%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 3%
Other 1%
West Des Moines Commute
Carpool 8.4%
Public transportation 2.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes