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Federal Jobs in Iowa

Federal Jobs in Iowa

Most of Iowa's federal workforce is employed in agricultural inspection.

Agriculture-related federal agencies form the bulk of Iowa’s federal workforce. The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agricultural Research Service, and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service each employ more than 500 in the state. Iowa’s aging population has also fueled growth at the Veterans Health Administration and the Social Security Administration.

Population: 3 million

Federal Workforce: 8,522

Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Veterans Affairs (2,702), Department of Agriculture (2,357), Department of Defense (1,546), Social Security Administration (350), and the Department of Homeland Security (308).

As of March 1st, 2009 there are 143 Government and Policy jobs in Iowa listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.

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