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Salesforce Administrator

Randstad USA

Cedar Rapids, IA

6 days ago
Workforce Management Analyst

TEKsystems

Cedar Rapids, IA

6 days ago
UX Designer

Randstad USA

Cedar Rapids, IA

6 days ago
Tax Professional - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Attorney – Remote

Intuit

Cedar Rapids, IA

1 day ago
Workforce Management Analyst

Randstad USA

Cedar Rapids, IA

4 days ago
AWD Business Systems Analyst

Randstad USA

Cedar Rapids, IA

6 days ago
Draft Tech

Iowa Beverage Systems Inc

Cedar Rapids, IA

13 days ago
HR Generalist/Manager

Iowa Beverage Systems Inc

Cedar Rapids, IA

8 days ago
Licensed Health Insurance Agent - Work from Home

ASSURANCE Independent Agents

Cedar Rapids, IA

7 days ago

Cedar Rapids Jobs: Overview

Cedar Rapids is a comeback city. Devastated by a flood in 2008 that wiped out housing, businesses, and cornfields, Cedar Rapids has built back better. Today, it remains the largest corn-processing city in the world, with a bioprocessing industry that provides 5,000 Cedar Rapids jobs. Well-known companies, including General Mills, Cargill, Quaker Oats, and Nordstrom, also provide jobs in Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids' nickname is the "City of Five Seasons." The city experiences all the best parts of spring, summer, winter, and fall, and with the amenities of a big city without the hassles, it also has a fifth season: the time to enjoy the other four. One of the best places to enjoy all five seasons in Cedar Rapids is Czech Village, also known as the New Bohemia Main Street District. The neighborhood honors Bohemian, Moravian, and Slovak immigrants who settled in Cedar Rapids in the 1800s. Today it represents their culture with shops, restaurants, and entertainment, including the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library. Nearby Cedar Rapids, you can also find jobs in thriving communities in Iowa City, Davenport, and Waterloo.

Popular Jobs in Cedar Rapids

Along with being the world's largest corn processer, Cedar Rapids is home to production jobs at 275 manufacturing plants, including Amana Refrigeration Products and H.J. Heinz. Cedar Rapids is part of the Technology Corridor that runs through Iowa and employs 7,000 people in tech and computer jobs in the city. Rockwell Collins, the largest employer in the Cedar Rapids area, traces its roots back to the Collins Radio Company, which supplied electronic equipment to the military during World War II. Today, the company employs thousands in telecommunications jobs in Cedar Rapids.

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How Much Do Cedar Rapids Jobs Pay?

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