May 18, 2015
In 2015, Kansas total nonfarm employment is expected to increase by 18,868 jobs, which implies the employment growth rate is anticipated to be 1.3 percent.
Both the service (13,127 jobs) and trade, transportation & utilities (4,008 jobs) sectors are expected to lead the growth in the state in 2015, with growth rates of 2.1 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively. The production sectors are projected to add 1,355 jobs, for 0.6 percent growth. Whereas, the government sector is projected to remain flat, showing 0.0 percent growth and adding 43 jobs in 2015.