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May
20

Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2019

Workers in the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.82 in May 2019, about 3 percent below the nationwide average of $25.72.

May
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Topeka — May 2019

Workers in the Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.68 in May 2019, about 16 percent below the nationwide average of $25.72.

May
18

Occupational Employment and Wages in Wichita — May 2019

Workers in the Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.15 in May 2019, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $25.72

Kansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,491.9 (r)1,491.8 1,493.9 1,496.5 1,508.6 (p)1,496.9

Employment(1)

(r)1,445.0 (r)1,444.9 1,447.1 1,449.7 1,465.9 (p)1,328.6

Unemployment(1)

(r)46.9 (r)46.9 46.9 46.8 42.6 (p)168.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.1 (r)3.1 3.1 3.1 2.8 (p)11.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,423.3 1,428.0 1,433.1 1,434.3 1,422.9 (p)1,292.5

12-month % change

0.3 0.6 0.9 1.0 0.3 (p)-9.3

Mining and Logging(3)

6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 (p)6.2

12-month % change

-1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 (p)-8.8

Construction(3)

61.7 62.8 64.7 66.6 66.9 (p)61.2

12-month % change

-2.2 -0.3 1.6 5.4 5.4 (p)-6.6

Manufacturing(3)

166.9 167.0 168.8 168.3 168.5 (p)158.1

12-month % change

0.7 0.5 1.3 1.0 1.1 (p)-5.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

267.5 268.6 268.0 267.7 266.7 (p)255.6

12-month % change

-0.4 0.3 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 (p)-4.5

Information(3)

18.2 18.3 17.8 17.7 17.8 (p)16.3

12-month % change

-1.6 -0.5 -2.2 -2.7 -1.7 (p)-9.9

Financial Activities(3)

77.2 77.8 77.7 78.5 77.3 (p)76.7

12-month % change

0.1 0.9 0.6 1.7 0.3 (p)-0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

178.2 179.0 179.0 179.1 177.4 (p)166.1

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.8 (p)-7.4

Education & Health Services(3)

203.1 203.4 204.1 204.4 201.7 (p)181.8

12-month % change

1.4 1.4 1.6 1.7 0.0 (p)-9.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

131.5 132.3 132.6 132.9 127.4 (p)77.2

12-month % change

1.4 1.8 1.9 2.3 -1.8 (p)-40.7

Other Services(3)

51.9 51.9 52.1 52.1 51.7 (p)41.3

12-month % change

2.0 2.4 2.2 2.2 1.0 (p)-20.9

Government(3)

260.4 260.2 261.6 260.3 260.8 (p)252.0

12-month % change

0.4 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.9 (p)-3.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Topeka Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2020
Wichita Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2020
Kansas City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2020
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2020
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table May 2020
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2020
Kansas City Area Employment – February 2020 Employment News Release Apr 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in Kansas – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Aug 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2020
County Employment and Wages in Kansas – Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index, Kansas City – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Topeka — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wichita — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2020
Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Apr 2020
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Lawrence Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay
Economic Summary May 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kansas – 2019 Unemployment News Release Feb 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Joseph — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lawrence — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019