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Economic Advantage

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Business Sectors

Education, location and access to ample resources make MidAmerican Energy’s service territory a top location choice for many industries – but especially those involved in the biosciences, financial and advanced manufacturing fields.

As partners with the economic development groups in our service territory we’re able to offer assistance to firms in targeted industries in gaining access to special support programs and initiatives. See list to the right.

Because we serve as a resource for what is happening in the utility industry and its impact on companies and states, we also are able to provide direction to local partners, advocating and educating them on statewide development expectations.

Partner Benefits

  • Entrepreneurial and small business assistance
  • Financial and tax incentive
  • Regulatory assistance
  • Export trade guidance
  • Marketing direction
  • Training and consultation

Business Sectors

Manufacturing

Jobs (2016)
195,213
48% Above National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$68,374
Nation: $79,188

Transportation and Warehousing

Jobs (2016)
58,902
17% Above National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$53,813
Nation: $60,745

Information

Jobs (2016)
24,576
17% Below National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$67,958
Nation: $112,607

Finance and Insurance

Jobs (2016)
102,394
64% Above National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$82,821
Nation: $117,210

Real Estate

Jobs (2016)
14,921
34% Below National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$53,165
Nation: $61,829

Professional Scientific and Technology

Jobs (2016)
51,838
45% Below National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$74,509
Nation: $102,772

Healthcare

Jobs (2016)
199,637
1% Below National Average

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$52,115
Nation: $56,659

All Industries

Jobs (2016)
1,519,591

Avg. Earning Per Job (2016)
$55,408
Nation: $64,576

Source: Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., a CareerBuilder Company