Working in KC

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- Love, KC
50,000
open KC jobs
Top 10
in economic growth potential
15,000+
jobs created every year by KC startups
Westport Commons Plexpod
Heart...land of opportunity
Forget BBQ, companies in KC are hungry for talented, skilled and qualified people. The U.S. unemployment rate is historically low, and it's the same story here in the KC region. However, you probably didn't know that tech & white collar jobs are growing faster in KC than in Seattle, Austin, Chicago, and NYC according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Major Employers

Cerner Corporation (World Hdq.) 14,178

Ford Motor Company 6,640

Evergy (Hdq.) 4,666

Amazon 3,200

Triumph Foods, LLC (Hdq.) 2,810

Commerce Bank (Hdq.) 2,551

Farmers Insurance Group 1,863

Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems 1,708

H&R Block (Hdq.) 1,500

JE Dunn Construction (Hdq.) 1,400

Cigna Healthcare 1,300

CenturyLink 1,090

HCA Midwest Health (Hdq.) 9,934

Sprint Corporation (Hdq.) 6,500

Garmin International Inc. (Hdq.) 3,370

United Parcel Service 3,200

UnitedHealth Group 2,700

UMB Financial Corporation (Hdq.) 2,190

Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 1,833

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas (Hdq.) 1,565

Union Pacific Railroad 1,400

State Street 1,222

Lockton Companies 1,200

Boehringer Ingelheim 1,070

Children's Mercy Hospital 8,299

Hallmark Cards, Inc. (Hdq.) 5,995

Black & Veatch (Hdq.) 3,220

Burns & McDonnell (Hdq.) 3,080

BNSF Railway Company 2,600

General Motors Corp. 2,177

Goodyear 1,780

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (Hdq.) 1,411

U.S. Bank 1,330

Johnson Controls 1,201

American Century Companies, Inc. (Hdq.) 1,103

Freightquote (Hdq.) 1,025

Careers in KC
Careers in KC
No matter where you are in your career, KC is an incredible place to grow your skills and make a major impact. KC's regional economy is nearly an exact reflection of the U.S. economy – all just fancy speak to say that our economic stability is a bit more secure as it doesn’t hinge on just one or two industries. Another bonus? Your dollar can stretch in KC due to a lower cost of living with salaries near the U.S. average.
Mentorship
New to KC and want to find business executives and civic leaders uniquely open to connecting with you? That's the great thing about living in Heartland, people want to see you succeed.