Greater Fort Dodge feeds and fuels the world with plentiful crops and services cultivated in a rich environment conducive to growth. An abundance of essential job opportunities and salaries higher than the Iowa median make Greater Fort Dodge a great place to relocate. With low housing costs, generous employee benefits and unique recreational possibilities, Greater Fort Dodge boasts the opportunity for a small-town lifestyle with plenty of room to succeed, grow and play. From global companies to home grown businesses, we attract high earning, well-educated talent to the Fort Dodge area. While a quarter of the Greater Fort Dodge workforce has a graduate or professional degree, there are plenty of jobs for those without a college degree.
Many residents have returned to Greater Fort Dodge for the employment opportunities and to be closer to family. The family-oriented area provides access to high-quality childcare options and free preschool for four year old children. Iowa has one of the nation’s highest high school retention and graduation rates, and Greater Fort Dodge has many reputable educational opportunities through the Fort Dodge Community School System and highly regarded private institutions. Learn more about our ample job opportunities here.