Connecting Regional Workforce Development

Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) works with regional partners to enhance the performance of the metropolitan economy and expand inclusive economic opportunity, focusing on workforce development systems and postsecondary educational attainment using research and analysis.


Employment by Industry

This chart provides a snapshot of total employment by industry for the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), representing a total of 1,128,547 jobs.


Jobs are grouped by industry using NAICS classifications — a categorization system used by business and government to classify establishments by type of economic activity. Health care and social assistance makes up the largest industry in the region with 14.4 percent of all jobs.


Key Industry Sectors

Watch for more data and analysis coming soon on these key industry sectors:

Advanced Manufacturing
Architecture and Engineering
Finance and Insurance
Information Technology
Life Sciences
Supply Chain and Logistics