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36,000
open KC jobs
Top 10
in economic growth potential
15,000+
jobs created every year by KC startups
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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.) 4,650

BNSF Railway Company 3,550

Amazon 3,050

Commerce Bank (Hdq.) 2,551

U.S. Bank 2,100

Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 1,833

Farmers Insurance Group 1,733

Cigna Healthcare 1,300

Johnson Controls 1,147

Freightquote (Hdq.) 1,025

HCA Midwest Health (Hdq.) 9,963

Hallmark Cards, Inc. (Hdq.) 6,085

Garmin International Inc. (Hdq.) 4,150

Black & Veatch (Hdq.) 3,220

Triumph Foods, LLC (Hdq.) 2,781

General Motors Corp. 2,198

Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems 2,000

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas (Hdq.) 1,800

Union Pacific Railroad 1,400

State Street 1,222

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

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (Hdq.) 1,000

Children's Mercy Hospital 8,614

Sprint Corporation/T-Mobile (Hdq.) 6,000

United Parcel Service 4,000

Burns & McDonnell (Hdq.) 3,080

UnitedHealth Group 2,700

UMB Financial Corporation (Hdq.) 2,190

Goodyear 2,000

H&R Block (Hdq.) 1,750

JE Dunn Construction (Hdq.) 1,400

Lockton Companies 1,200

CenturyLink 1,090

Boehringer Ingelheim 946

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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.