Strategically Connected to Workforce

The Cedar Valley’s greatest asset is the knowledge, skills and work ethic of the workforce.

The region boasts a potential labor force of nearly 320,000 people, with a majority employed in industries of education, manufacturing, health care and wholesale and retail trade.

Cedar Valley Wage Report (April 2014)

Advanced Manufacturing Labor Profile (May 2014)

Transportation & Logistics Labor Profile (May 2014)

Biotech Labor Profile (May 2014)

Information Technology Labor Profile (May 2014)

Right to Work State

Iowa is a right-to-work state. Employees cannot be forced to join a union or financially support a union as a condition of employment.

Workforce Education

Please visit the Education section for information regarding educational opportunities in the Cedar Valley Region