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Economic Performance Indicators

LaborIQ® by ThinkWhy: We use this software to analyze and forecast labor trends for the Kansas City Market area and compare them to 150 other markets. Review and download the below reports for the Kansas City Metro Market to gain this insight to include why Kansas City, MO-KS, should be considered the 64th healthiest market in the country.

Compensation Planning: It doesn’t matter whether you’re running a private SMB or public firm; compensation planning is integral. Click here to learn more about 2023 Compensation Planning and the 5 Things to Consider.

Pay Transparency Laws: They are on the books in California.  Click here to learn more about this legislation and what you need to prepare for, especially if you have any employees living in California.

The Economy Added 223,000 Jobs in December, just above economists’ expectations of around 200,000. The labor market continues to add jobs at a very robust pace. Perhaps the best news in this report for businesses is that 12-month wage growth slowed to 4.6%, a sign that the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes may be working without causing a major disruption to the labor market. Click here to download the article by Mallory Vachon, Ph.D., Sr. Economist. 

Kansas City Economic and Labor Data 

Updated April 4, 2023

Industry Economic Report 

This summation report indicates the overall economic health of the KC Metro area.  

Occupation Report

Indicates the supply of labor by occupation to determine budgeting and recruiting strategies

Ranking by City Report

Indicates KPIs by the city to determine which labor markets to target for recruiting and business development.

Diversity Report

Indicates population change by diversity and gender to identify challenges in labor supply for recruiting.

Employment Conditions Report

Indicates economic conditions for the KC Metro area to determine tactical and strategic business plans.  

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