The Kansas Workforce

Skilled and ready for your business

Kansas workers are a driving factor in the expansion of our state’s economy. With outstanding schools and good partnerships between industry and education, Kansas businesses have access to a workforce prepared to meet the needs of companies in a highly competitive global economy.


nationally in labor participation


residents with high school diploma


residents with bachelor’s degree or higher

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right-to-work states

Get to know the Kansas workforce

Access labor market facts and analysis; employment and wage data; and regional, industry and education profiles in Kansas.

Training and Workforce Services

In Kansas, we know that access to a qualified, trained and educated workforce is central to a company’s success. The Department of Commerce administers a number of programs and services to help you find the right talent to help grow your organization and your bottom line.

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