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Places With The Best Employment In Kansas 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Leawood, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,763
70
  • Bel Aire, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,214
71
  • Lansing, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,706
83
  • Prairie Village, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,824
77
  • Andover, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,477
66
  • Mulvane, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,461
80
  • Shawnee, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 64,444
  • When someone hears "Kansas," they think of the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, and tornadoes. It can't be farther from the truth! I lived in Shawnee, Kansas for five years. Located in the heart of Johnson County,
80
  • Lenexa, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,206
  • I am new to the Lenexa, KS area as I have only been here for about two years after moving from Maine. I live in an apartment, and while there are some positive things about the city, there are also just
81
  • Overland Park, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 183,775
  • Overland Park does not have the highlights of a big city, but more of a quiet type of excitement for families. There are many attractions for families in Overland Park like Deanna Rose Children's
74
  • Derby, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,847
76
  • Olathe, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 132,787
  • I was excited about my trip to Olathe due to the fact that I love the outdoors, so Passport To Adventure was a great experience for me. For those not familiar with Passport To Adventure, it is a neat way
69
  • Basehor, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,167
71
  • Valley Center, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,420
76
  • Mission, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,490
69
  • Merriam, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,248
68
  • McPherson, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,212
68
  • Colby, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,460
67
  • Leavenworth, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,948
65
  • Paola, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,583
67
  • Spring Hill, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,863
71
  • Abilene, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,598
71
  • Roeland Park, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,816
69
  • Gardner, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,667
65
  • Haysville, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,393
65
  • Hays, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,073
62
  • Newton, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,103
70
  • Lawrence, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 92,611
  • Lawrence is a great town for anyone who loves going out, watching sports games, shopping, or staying out late. There are plenty of bars around town who each have their own specials nights for $1 drinks,
67
  • Salina, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,676
  • I lived in Salina, KS for about 3 years. I found a lot of things here to do with my family. I did not have one bad experience while living there for my whole three years. I would eventually love to go
53
  • Fort Scott, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,852
63
  • Garden City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,916
69
  • Manhattan, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,909
  • When I moved to Manhattan, Kansas about five years ago, I thought that it would be peaceful and relaxing. While there are some things about the city that are relaxing, there is a lot of hustle and bustle
66
  • Hutchinson, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,661
  • I moved to Hutchinson, KS about 10 years ago from the busy city of Charlotte, NC. This was one of the moves that I dreaded making, and I had to force myself to enjoy the city. Now, I see that there is a
66
  • Winfield, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,283
63
  • Chanute, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,216
  • First I will say, I don't' know where the numbers were calculated from to come up with the initial index for the cities, but as far as Chanute, Kansas goes, they are Way Off. Chanute is becoming the
65
  • De Soto, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,982
65
  • Fort Riley, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,617
58
  • Iola, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,560
63
  • Pratt, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,879
69
  • Ulysses, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,768
62
  • Park City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,273
59
  • Wichita, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 388,033
  • This place is very slow, I swear every time I come it gets a little worse. If your not in like for the physical forever your sitting in a chair forever. I have now been sitting in a chair with no stick
59
  • Topeka, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 127,472
  • it is OK to go to collage i live here for over 33 years . apartments are not easy to come by here never rent from south brook on 34th because i really want to leave Topeka now because of them. neighbors
66
  • Concordia, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,273
67
  • El Dorado, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,102
61
  • Augusta, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,262
  • When I was transferred to Wichita back in 1985 . After much searching we chose Augusta (15 miles away) to make place our home for the following reasons....Theater downtown and a drive-in Theaterplaces to
60
  • Great Bend, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,741
58
  • Independence, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,084
60
  • Junction City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,016
66
  • Pittsburg, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,399
59
  • Ottawa, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,433

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Kansas. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Kansas for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Kansas cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Kansas, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.