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Kansas Labor Market Analysis. Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) 401 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, Kansas 66603 (785) 296-5058. Presenter: Dorothy D. Stites Director, Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) Kansas Department of Labor July 8, 2005. Introduction.

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Kansas labor market analysis

KansasLabor Market Analysis

Labor Market Information Services (LMIS)

401 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, Kansas 66603 (785) 296-5058

Presenter: Dorothy D. Stites

Director, Labor Market Information Services (LMIS)

Kansas Department of Labor

July 8, 2005


Kansas labor market analysis

Introduction

  • Characteristics of the Kansas labor

    market

  • Snapshot of employers in Kansas

  • Trends and growth patterns involving

    employment in Kansas


Where does the information come from

Where does the information come from?

  • Directly from the employers

  • Statistical surveys

  • Federal resources


Kansas labor market analysis

Characteristics of Kansans

  • DIVERSITY

    • 1990 Census reports 93,700 Kansans of Hispanic origin.

    • 2000 Census reports 188,300 Kansans of Hispanic origin.

  • AGING

    • In the 1990 Census, there are 787,000 Kansans in the 45 and older age groups.

    • In the 2000 Census, there are 931,000 Kansans in these age groups.

  • EDUCATION

    • The percent of Kansans that have a Bachelor’s degree or higher has increased by 4.7% in ten years. This is higher than the national growth level of 4.1% for the same timeframe.


Kansas labor market analysis

Characteristics of the Kansas Worker

Wage Information

  • The 1995 average annual wage was $23,700.

  • The 2004 average annual wage for the Kansas

    worker was $32,700.

  • This represents a 38 percent increase in the last ten

    years.


Kansas labor market analysis

Snapshot of Employers in Kansas

  • HOW MANY EMPLOYERS IN KANSAS?

    • Approximately 70,000 employers are subject to Unemployment Insurance laws in the State of Kansas.

  • WHAT ARE THEY PAYING?

    • Highest paying private industry in 2004 was Utilities with an annual average wage of $62,100, followed by Management of Companies with $58,200.

  • WHO ARE THE LARGEST EMPLOYERS?

    • The largest private industry in Kansas is Manufacturing, followed by Retail Trade, Health Care and Social Assistance.


Kansas labor market analysis

Top 10

Fastest Growing Occupations

  • Computer Support Specialists

  • Desktop Publishers

  • Medical Assistants

  • Computer Software Engineers, Applications

  • Network Systems & Data Communications, Analysts

  • Physician Assistants

  • Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software

  • Network & Computer Systems Administrators

  • Medical Records & Health Information Technicians

  • Home Health Aides


Kansas labor market analysis

Future Job Demand

Statistics show Kansas will need approximately 21,000 workers annually to fill new job openings by 2010.


Kansas labor market analysis

Trends and Growth Patterns Involving Employment in Kansas

“Job growth is an important component of a healthy economy. Kansas employers continue to add jobs. Nine of 11 major industry sectors have added jobs between 2003 and 2004, signaling broad-based job growth in our economy. These are positive signs for the Kansas economy.”

Jim Garner, Secretary, Kansas Department of Labor


Kansas job growth trends

Kansas Job Growth Trends

*May is preliminary

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Source: KDOL, Labor Market Information Services


National vs midwest states job changes yearly percent changes 2000 2004

National vs. Midwest States Job ChangesYearly Percent Changes2000 - 2004

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Source: U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics


Kansas goods producing industry breakout 2000 2004

KansasGoods Producing Industry Breakout2000 - 2004

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Source: KDOL, Labor Market Information Services


Kansas service providing industry breakout 2000 2004

KansasService Providing Industry Breakout2000 - 2004

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Source: KDOL, Labor Market Information Services


Summary

Summary

  • Workforce is changing.

  • Kansas employers will need more workers in the next

    five years.

  • Broad-based job growth is occurring in Kansas.

  • After experiencing post-9/11 decline, we are seeing

    upward trends toward pre-9/11 employment levels.


Questions and answers

Questions and Answers

Labor Market Information Services (LMIS)

401 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, Kansas 66603 (785) 296-5058


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