Major Employers

Leaders in business

The Greater Dubuque area is home to a number of large and small businesses. From the blue-chips to the home grown, the leaders of these companies take an active role in shaping the economic and civic life of our region. Below are some of the largest employers in the Greater Dubuque area.

Employer Industry Current Employment
Dubuque Community School District Education, Pre-K to 12 2,670
John Deere Dubuque Works Manufacturer, Construction and Forestry Equipment 2,600
Mercy Medical Center Hospital Services 1,360
Medical Associates Clinic, P.C. Health Services 1,030
UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital Hospital Services 900
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Education 820
The City of Dubuque Public Service 820
Eagle Window & Door/Andersen Windows Manufacturer, Aluminum Clad and Wood Windows and Doors Confidential
Cottingham & Butler Health Care, Insurance Agencies, Brokerages, and Third Party Administrators 572
Sedgwick Claims/Benefits Management and Processing 550
Dubuque Bank and Trust Company &
Heartland Financial USA, Inc
Financial Services 538
Prudential Retirement Financial Services and Administration 500
IBM Corp. Technology Services 499
Medline Industries, Inc. Health Care Products 495
Holy Family Catholic Schools Education, Pre-K to 12 475
Dubuque County Public Service 472
Diamond Jo Casino Amusement/Entertainment/Attractions 450
Western Dubuque School District Education 450
Northeast Iowa Community College Education 431
Honkamp Krueger & Company Financial services and Accounting 420
Flexsteel Industries Manufacturer, Upholstered Furniture 415
Hormel Foods/Progressive Processing Manufacturer, Food and Beverage 403
Loras College Education 400
McKesson Health Care Products & Services 400
Mi-T-M Corporation Manufacturer, Industrial equipment 400
University of Dubuque Education 383
AY McDonald Manufacturing Company Manufacturer, Waterworks and Gas Products 380
Q Casino Amusement/Entertainment/Attractions 380
Nordstrom Distribution center, fashion specialty retailer 376
Grand River Medical Group Health Services 360
McGraw-Hill Higher Education Higher Education Content 350
Rite-Hite Manufacturer, Loading Dock Equipment & Safety 315
American Trust & Savings Bank Financial Services 305
Clarke University Higher Education 300
Dupaco Community Credit Union Financial Services 294