$5.2BGDP From Information Technology Sector
548High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
7.7%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce

While Iowa is often known for its robust agricultural industry, the state competes on the technology stage averaging a $5.23 billion GDP output from the information technology sector. Des Moines has the 7th highest number of technology jobs per capita of any midsize metro area. Iowa is also a national leader in renewable energy, producing the highest share of electric power from renewables.