Kansas City Jobs

  • Customer Service Advocate (English/Spanish Bilingual Preferred)

    UnitedHealth Group - Overland Park, KS

    Don't wait to apply - we have training classes starting soon that are designed to set you up for success! You want more challenge. You want more opportunity. Even more, you want...

    from UnitedHealth Group - 5 days ago

    Celebrity Staff - Kansas City, MO

    Feeling stuck? Looking for a new challenge or a company that rewards their employees? A local, Kansas City owned company is hiring multiple client support specialists due to...

    from Celebrity Staff - 5 days ago
  • Customer Service - Recent Grad - College Grads

    Gradstaff - Kansas City, KS

    GradStaff is the leader in providing college graduates with great career opportunities. We actively seek recent grads seeking entry-level positions, or positions requiring up to 2...

    from GradStaff - 5 days ago
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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri encompassing parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties. It is situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and sits opposite Kansas City, Kansas. It is the largest city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, it is the most populous city in Missouri, the seventh largest city in the Midwest, and the 39th most populous city in the United States. As of 2005, the city had an estimated population of 444,965. The city's tap water was recently rated the cleanest among the 50 largest cities in the United States, containing no detectable impurities. Kansas City is also believed to have more fountains than any other city except Rome.

Kansas City Economy

Greater Kansas City is headquarters to 4 Fortune 500 companies and five additional Fortune 1000 corporations . Hallmark Cards's gross revenues certainly would qualify it for both lists, but it cannot be included because it is privately owned by the Hall family. Numerous agriculture companies operate out of the city and the Kansas City Board of Trade is the principal trading center for hard red winter wheat the principal ingredient of bread. The business community is serviced by two major business magazines, the Kansas City Business Journal and Ingram's Magazine , as well as numerous other smaller publications, including a local society journal, the Independent . Kansas City is literally "on the money." Bills issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City are marked the letter "J" and/or number "10." The single dollar bills have Kansas City's name on them. Missouri is the only state to have two of the 12 Federal Reserve Bank headquarters . Kansas City's effort to get...more

Kansas City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kansas City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Kansas City, Missouri work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Kansas City Industries

The leading industries in Kansas City, Missouri are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Kansas City job listings indicate that the following industries in Kansas City are hiring the most workers:

Kansas City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kansas City, Missouri is $36,538, and the median income of households in Kansas City was $41,069.

Average Salaries in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO


According to our Kansas City Trends data, the number of Kansas City, Missouri jobs has decreased by 99% since April 2014.
Kansas City job trends

Kansas City Employment Statistics

Population of Kansas City
Total population 440,885
Male 48.17%
Female 51.83%
Median age 35.1
Kansas City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 59.5%
Median cost of a home $124,900
Median mortgage payment $770
Renter-occupied homes 40.5%
Vacant housing 13.7%
Median monthly rent $664
Average Income
Median for all workers $28,331
Median for all male full-time $41,251
Median for all female full-time $31,826
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 45%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 12%
White 63%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 3%
Other 4%
Kansas City Commute
Carpool 8.1%
Public transportation 2.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes