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20 Best Companies To Work For In Ames, IA

We hand-curated a list of the best companies to work for headquartered in and around Ames, IA using data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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1

Workiva

Zippia Score 4.6

Company Description:

Workiva is an enterprise software company based in Ames, Iowa. Founded in 2008 as WebFilings, its main product is Wdesk, a cloud-based enterprise management and auditing software-as-a-service platform ...

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Renewable Energy Group

Zippia Score 4.3

Company Highlights:

Renewable Energy Group, Inc., (Nasdaq: REGI) is leading the energy industry transition to sustainability by transforming renewable resources into high-quality, cleaner fuels. REG is an international producer of cleaner fuels and North America’s largest producer of biodiesel. REG solutions are alternatives for petroleum diesel and produce significantly lower carbon emissions. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution and logistics network to operate 14 biorefineries in the U.S. and Europe. In 2018, REG produced 502 million gallons of cleaner fuel delivering over 4 million metric tons of carbon reduction. REG is meeting the growing global demand for lower-carbon fuels and leading the way to a more sustainable future.

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Iowa State University

Zippia Score 4.3

Company Description:

Iowa State University of Science and Technology is a flagship public land-grant and space-grant research university in Ames, Iowa.

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Crane Rental & Rigging

Zippia Score 4.2

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IOWA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Zippia Score 4.2

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McFarland Clinic

Zippia Score 4.1

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Iowa's largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic serving patients in more than 12 communities.

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Ames Community School District Office

Zippia Score 4.1

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Ames High School is the sole high school in Ames, Iowa, United States.

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Sigler

Zippia Score 4.0

Company Description:

Commercial printing, screenprinting, embroidery, design, mailing, fulfillment & more. Serving the Midwest and beyond, from Ames, Iowa.

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The Ames Tribune

Zippia Score 3.9

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Get the latest breaking news, sports, entertainment, obituaries - The Ames Tribune

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Uni-Mart

Zippia Score 3.8

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Iowa State Daily

Zippia Score 3.7

Company Description:

The Iowa State Daily is an independent student newspaper serving Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, that is published in print and online. It was founded in 1890, and is largely funded by advertising revenues. The Iowa State University Student Government helps pay for its free distribution on campus.

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Mainstream Living

Zippia Score 3.7

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Mainstream Living provides housing, medical, employment, community integration, and a variety of other supportive services. Serving you and your loved ones drives us to offer unique programs in a broad range spectrum. While we help individual to realize their potential, their needs determine our services. We are the bricklayers in the path that support the people we serve, constantly making forward movement to fulfill our mission and impact lives. Mainstream Living is a vibrant, relevant, and lasting establishment; guaranteeing care long after today has passed.

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Landus Cooperative

Zippia Score 3.7

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Landus Cooperative is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative headquartered in Ames, Iowa. We’re proud to provide value for approximately 7,000 member-owners. Our unique capabilities include offering agronomy services, precision ag, field services, AcreEdge soybean seed, grain marketing and animal nutrition. We also manufacture a line of specialized feed for dairy cows, which is distributed globally. At Landus Cooperative, our team enjoys serving members, uplifting agriculture and enriching lives in local communities. We employ more than 600 people and serve more than 60 communities in Iowa and Minnesota. We are governed by a member-elected board of directors and guided by an experienced executive team.

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Kingland Systems

Zippia Score 3.6

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Kingland helps companies connect global operations, protect the enterprise from risk and transform the customer experience using the Kingland Platform. Powered by an artificial intelligence suite, the text analytics and data extraction capabilities wit...

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ISU Research Park

Zippia Score 3.6

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We strive to create an innovative community & provide an incubator for new and expanding businesses. We also assist young Iowa-based companies development.

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NewLink Genetics

Zippia Score 3.6

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NewLink Genetics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on discovering, developing and commercializing novel immuno-oncology product candidates to improve the lives of patients with cancer. NewLink Genetics' IDO pathway inhibitors are desig...

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GVL

Zippia Score 3.4

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GVL provides online animal health software solutions for veterinarians for electronic Veterinary Feed Directives (VFDs), health certificates (certificates of veterinary inspection or CVIs), veterinary prescriptions (scripts), Equine Infectious Anemia (...

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Todd & Sargent

Zippia Score 3.4

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We help our clients successfully store, process, and distribute dry bulk materials, with a wide portfolio of projects throughout the United States and Canada. We serve the feed, grain, flour, pet food, biofuels, specialty, and industrial sectors and...

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Ames National

Zippia Score 3.3

Company Description:

Ames National Corporation operates as a multi-bank holding company that provides banking services primarily in the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk, and Story. The company offers a range of deposits, including checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, money market accounts, demand deposits, and certificates of deposit; and loans, such as short-term and medium-term commercial and agricultural real estate loans, residential real estate loans, equipment loans, vehicle loans, personal loans and lines of credit, home improvement loans, and mortgage loans for sale into the secondary market, as well as agricultural and business operating loans and lines of credit. It also provides cash management, merchant credit card processing, safe deposit box and wire transfer, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, and automated/video teller machine access services, as well as automatic drafts for various accounts. In addition, the company offers farm management, investment, and custodial services for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations; and Internet banking and trust services. Ames National Corporation was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

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United Suppliers

Zippia Score 3.2

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United Suppliers, founded in 1963, is a wholesale organization based in Iowa. We are owned by agricultural retailers who do business throughout the central part of the United States and parts of Canada. United Suppliers provides our owners a competi...

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Best Companies With Offices In Ames, IA

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BASF

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

BASF SE is a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world. The BASF Group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and Africa.

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I like that the routine is constantly changing. I don't get bored working there everyday.

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Danfoss

Zippia Score 4.5

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Danfoss LLC. offers industrial automation products. It offers pressure and temperature sensors and switches, as well as fluid controls and motor starting solutions. The company offers its products through sales companies, agents, and distributors. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. It has operations in Denmark and Europe. Danfoss LLC. operates as a subsidiary of Danfoss A/S.

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Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Zippia Score 4.5

Company Description:

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is a department/agency of the U.S. state of Iowa formed in 1986, charged with maintaining state parks and forests, protecting the environment of Iowa, and managing energy, fish, wildlife, land resources, and water resources of Iowa.

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Hach

Zippia Score 4.4

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Hach's broad line of instrumentation and chemistries have been carefully crafted for more than 80 years to make water analysis better, faster, simpler, greener and more informative. Their experts understand your applications and they are committed to helping you discover optimal solutions for your specific needs.

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Top talent. Great leadership. Great performance. Stable company. Well established industry leader. Strong systems and processes.

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Ames Co

Zippia Score 4.3

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Lutheran Services in Iowa

Zippia Score 3.0

Company Description:

The services we provide span a wide range, too - from therapy and intensive crisis intervention with families; to residential treatment for children and teens; to community supports for people of refugee status and persons with disabilities.

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Jobs At The Best Companies In Ames, IA

Best Companies In Ames, IA

Rank Company Zippia Score
1 Workiva 4.6
2 Renewable Energy Group 4.3
3 Iowa State University 4.3
4 Crane Rental & Rigging 4.2
5 IOWA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 4.2
6 McFarland Clinic 4.1
7 Ames Community School District Office 4.1
8 Sigler 4.0
9 The Ames Tribune 3.9
10 Uni-Mart 3.8
11 Iowa State Daily 3.7
12 Mainstream Living 3.7
13 Landus Cooperative 3.7
14 Kingland Systems 3.6
15 ISU Research Park 3.6
16 NewLink Genetics 3.6
17 GVL 3.4
18 Todd & Sargent 3.4
19 Ames National 3.3
20 United Suppliers 3.2

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