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Job Training for Kansas

“Sunflower State”

Kansas presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Kansas Economic Overview

In 2016, Kansas Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 32nd with over $153 billion and ranked 27th with a per capita GDP of almost $47,000. For June 2017, Kansas had an employed workforce of over 1.4 million and an unemployment rate of 3.7%. For 2016, Kansas ranked 16th on the cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Kansas’s rank on this measure has risen from 30th to 28th.

Kansas Locations for Job Training

Here at, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Kansas, including the following major cities:

  • Kansas City
  • Lawrence
  • Manhattan
  • Joseph
  • Topeka
  • Wichita

Kansas Industries for Job Training connects you with training providers that support all the major Kansas industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Kansas economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Kansas OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Manufacturing supersector and the Government supersector.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is the top supersector in Kansas, relative to the nation at large, with over 158,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Bombardier Learjet Inc
  • Textron Aviation Inc.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Textron Aviation Inc.

Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Government is one of the top industries in Kansas, with over 254,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • County of Sedgwick
  • Kansas Department for Children and Families
  • Kansas Department of Transportation
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • The Army United States Department of

Kansas Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

There are no Kansas OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large.

Kansas Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Kansas occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Kansas Job Training Providers

Kansas has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Kansas Training. See OJT trainers in Kansas for additional training providers.

At, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Kansas. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Kansas, can help you.

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