Major companies that do business nationally and internationally find that Greater Des Moines (DSM) is the place for them. DSM's key sectors include financial services, insurance, government, manufacturing, trade and service. The region's finance and insurance sector contributed $17.0 billion of the $57.7 billion total GDP in 2020.
A selection of the largest non-government employers in the DSM region is shown below. An expanded list of large employers is also available.