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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Kansas

What professions added the most jobs in Kansas? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Kansas is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Kansas

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Kansas increased from 1,304,780 to 1,359,500 with a net gain of 54,720. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 8,030 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 8,030 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,304,780
1,359,500 54,720 4.19% $30,590
2 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
20,500
28,530 8,030 39.17% $26,250
3 Personal Care Aides
12,080
18,190 6,110 50.58% $18,460
4 Office Clerks, General
23,540
28,500 4,960 21.07% $24,280
5 Customer Service Representatives
22,030
26,660 4,630 21.02% $28,000
6 Team Assemblers
12,250
15,990 3,740 30.53% $27,190
7 Retail Salespersons
35,850
39,510 3,660 10.21% $19,750
8 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
17,040
20,510 3,470 20.36% $20,010
9 Helpers--Production Workers
3,380
6,140 2,760 81.66% $22,780
10 Cooks, Fast Food
7,140
9,050 1,910 26.75% $17,230
11 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
19,710
21,480 1,770 8.98% $23,320
12 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
5,460
7,210 1,750 32.05% $48,290
13 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
1,970
3,570 1,600 81.22% $
14 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
2,840
4,350 1,510 53.17% $50,450
15 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
4,600
6,030 1,430 31.09% $33,060
16 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
1,670
2,870 1,200 71.86% $56,070
17 General and Operations Managers
17,380
18,470 1,090 6.27% $81,010
18 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
3,940
5,020 1,080 27.41% $57,820
19 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
4,620
5,670 1,050 22.73% $34,410
20 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,310
2,350 1,040 79.39% $41,300
21 Training and Development Specialists
2,120
3,140 1,020 48.11% $48,350
22 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
18,770
19,730 960 5.11% $36,710
23 Recreation Workers
2,520
3,450 930 36.90% $20,200
24 Managers, All Other
2,360
3,240 880 37.29% $73,480
25 Teacher Assistants
18,520
19,380 860 4.64% $21,270
26 Receptionists and Information Clerks
9,810
10,670 860 8.77% $23,160
27 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
1,210
2,060 850 70.25% $37,570
28 Psychiatric Aides
650
1,480 830 127.69% $25,720
29 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
1,720
2,550 830 48.26% $18,430
30 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
2,820
3,640 820 29.08% $17,250
31 Billing and Posting Clerks
5,290
6,110 820 15.50% $29,200
32 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,760
2,560 800 45.45% $33,060
33 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
21,460
22,240 780 3.63% $20,750
34 Operations Research Analysts
330
1,100 770 233.33% $85,100
35 Software Developers, Applications
2,840
3,600 760 26.76% $70,450
36 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
670
1,430 760 113.43% $29,210
37 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
12,390
13,130 740 5.97% $32,590
38 Accountants and Auditors
10,580
11,310 730 6.90% $52,800
39 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
11,700
12,420 720 6.15% $32,700
40 Bartenders
4,190
4,900 710 16.95% $17,720
41 Driver/Sales Workers
4,160
4,870 710 17.07% $24,700
42 Food Preparation Workers
8,790
9,490 700 7.96% $18,070
43 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
1,600
2,300 700 43.75% $31,690
44 Waiters and Waitresses
22,890
23,570 680 2.97% $17,900
45 Machinists
4,100
4,780 680 16.59% $35,880
46 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
7,540
8,220 680 9.02% $26,830
47 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
1,000
1,670 670 67.00% $26,350
48 Sales Managers
2,490
3,120 630 25.30% $90,980
49 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
3,460
4,080 620 17.92% $17,540
50 Carpenters
5,590
6,210 620 11.09% $36,350

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse with a growth rate of 430.77%. It is followed by the profession of operations research analysts which grew by 233.33% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
130
690 560 430.77% $19,760
2 Operations Research Analysts
330
1,100 770 233.33% $85,100
3 Cargo and Freight Agents
190
610 420 221.05% $34,060
4 Forensic Science Technicians
100
300 200 200.00% $51,060
5 Statisticians
100
240 140 140.00% $73,400
6 Helpers--Electricians
300
720 420 140.00% $27,880
7 Psychiatric Aides
650
1,480 830 127.69% $25,720
8 Medical Equipment Repairers
200
450 250 125.00% $46,180
9 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
380
850 470 123.68% $27,890
10 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
100
220 120 120.00% $40,880
11 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
670
1,430 760 113.43% $29,210
12 Rail Car Repairers
220
460 240 109.09% $47,220
13 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
460
950 490 106.52% $25,740
14 Marriage and Family Therapists
110
220 110 100.00% $41,990
15 Occupational Therapy Assistants
220
430 210 95.45% $52,940
16 Actuaries
360
700 340 94.44% $92,620
17 Human Resources Managers
510
990 480 94.12% $90,930
18 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
160
310 150 93.75% $54,770
19 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
140
270 130 92.86% $28,650
20 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
500
960 460 92.00% $24,720
21 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
310
590 280 90.32% $41,200
22 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
170
320 150 88.24% $29,860
23 Art Directors
150
280 130 86.67% $54,950
24 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
200
370 170 85.00% $22,550
25 Commercial Pilots
350
640 290 82.86% $74,280
26 Helpers--Production Workers
3,380
6,140 2,760 81.66% $22,780
27 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
1,970
3,570 1,600 81.22% $
28 Opticians, Dispensing
550
990 440 80.00% $26,000
29 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,310
2,350 1,040 79.39% $41,300
30 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
130
230 100 76.92% $35,580
31 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
1,670
2,870 1,200 71.86% $56,070
32 Real Estate Brokers
210
360 150 71.43% $55,810
33 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
270
460 190 70.37% $29,130
34 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
1,210
2,060 850 70.25% $37,570
35 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
450
760 310 68.89% $23,960
36 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
1,000
1,670 670 67.00% $26,350
37 Soil and Plant Scientists
210
350 140 66.67% $55,070
38 Transportation Workers, All Other
140
230 90 64.29% $25,250
39 Agricultural Inspectors
290
470 180 62.07% $40,100
40 Carpet Installers
260
420 160 61.54% $33,410
41 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
100
160 60 60.00% $48,810
42 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
100
160 60 60.00% $47,810
43 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
350
560 210 60.00% $50,360
44 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
560
890 330 58.93% $26,590
45 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
190
300 110 57.89% $18,390
46 Natural Sciences Managers
140
220 80 57.14% $105,550
47 Fence Erectors
130
200 70 53.85% $24,080
48 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
2,840
4,350 1,510 53.17% $50,450
49 Pharmacy Aides
640
980 340 53.12% $22,090
50 Bakers
870
1,330 460 52.87% $19,970

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