Work in Delaware: Your future starts here

About Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Delaware Prosperity Partnership ( leads Delaware’s economic development efforts to attract, grow and retain businesses; to build a stronger entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem; and to support employers in place marketing Delaware to potential employees via The DPP team works with site selectors, executives and developers focused on where to locate or grow a business and helps with reviewing potential sites, cost-of-living analyses and funding opportunities, including available tax credits and incentives. DPP advances a culture of innovation in Delaware, working with innovators and startups to spotlight and celebrate successes and connect them with the resources they need to succeed. DPP and its partnerships throughout Delaware support and advance the missions of companies of all sizes and sectors. was created with support from DPP’s private sectors investors, a cross section of businesses representing a variety of innovative industries that share a commitment to supporting a vibrant economic future for Delaware.

“Looking for a job is about so much more than simply getting a paycheck. Employees or prospective employees and their families have many options today. Choosing to move to, or to stay in, a great place where you can feel welcome, where you can get involved and where you can take advantage of a varied and desirable quality of life is key. Factors may vary slightly for each jobseeker, but whatever it is to you, there is no doubt you can find it in Delaware. We like to say that Delaware is a state of welcoming neighbors.”

Kurt Foreman President & CEO Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Why your Future Begins in Delaware

Whether it’s an affordable cost-of-living, the diversity of lifestyle choices or growing your career, your future begins in Delaware. Delaware has something for every lifestyle. 

With 17 state parks, hundreds of miles of trails and 380 miles of the most beautiful shoreline in the country, we guarantee you will find a place that suits your needs and your wallet. Did we mention, there’s no sales tax in Delaware?

And with more than 60% of the world’s corporations choosing Delaware to incorporate, you will find job opportunities ranging from Fortune 50 companies to breakthrough start-ups. Delaware’s sector strength in business, legal and financial services, tech, fintech, healthcare, life sciences, chemistry, manufacturing, logistics and agriculture means ample job opportunities. And, if you are committed to lifelong learning – Delaware has nationally recognized educational institutions including one of the nation’s most successful and respected historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), Delaware State University.

  • Ranked #3 Best state for remote work – Wallethub
  • Ranked #8 State Innovation Index – Bloomberg Innovation Index
  • Ranked #6 Lowest effective real-estate tax in the nation – Wallethub