2015 Updated Kansas Employment Forecast Released

By Wichita State University
January 05, 2015
Wichita State University

In 2015, Kansas total nonfarm employment is expected to increase by 24,691 jobs, which implies the employment growth rate is anticipated to be 1.8 percent.

Both the service (17,614 jobs) and production (4,088 jobs) sectors are expected to lead the growth in the state in 2015, with growth rates of 2.8 percent and 1.8 percent, respectively. The trade, transportation, and utilities sector is projected to add 2,785 jobs, for 1.1 percent growth. Whereas, the government sector is project to grow by only 0.1 percent, adding only 204 jobs in 2015.

Read the full report at www.cedbr.org/content/2015/2015_Kansas_Employment_Forecast_January_Update.pdf