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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Kansas City, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: Kansas City, MO-KS
counties: Bates (MO), Caldwell (MO), Cass (MO), Clay (MO), Clinton (MO), Jackson (MO), Lafayette (MO), Platte (MO), Ray (MO), Johnson (KS), Leavenworth (KS), Linn (KS), Miami (KS), Wyandotte (KS)
Population (2016 estimate): 2.1 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.1 million
Average Earnings (2016): $44,340

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 55,310 53.0 1.1 $98,230
Business and Financial Operations 64,700 62.0 1.2 $64,060
IT and Mathematical 44,310 42.5 1.4 $77,200
Architecture and Engineering 18,420 17.7 1.0 $73,470
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 7,450 7.1 0.9 $57,700
Community and Social Services 13,030 12.5 0.9 $38,740
Legal and Judicial 8,780 8.4 1.1 $65,700
Education, Training, and Library 55,110 52.8 0.9 $41,300
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 14,350 13.8 1.0 $45,980
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 66,300 63.6 1.1 $60,430
Healthcare Support 25,160 24.1 0.8 $28,170
Protective Services 22,630 21.7 0.9 $36,770
Food Preparation and Serving Related 91,050 87.3 0.9 $19,490
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 27,520 26.4 0.8 $25,370
Personal Care and Services 32,390 31.0 1.0 $21,910
Sales and Related 106,520 102.1 1.0 $27,480
Office and Administrative Support 178,710 171.3 1.1 $34,480
Construction and Extraction 38,580 37.0 0.9 $49,160
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 40,760 39.1 1.0 $42,550
Production 62,670 60.1 0.9 $36,250
Transportation and Material Moving 68,520 65.7 1.0 $32,200

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